A printmaking technique using a stone or zinc plate to which the image is applied with a greasy material. After wetting the plate, greasy ink is applied. The ink sticks only to the drawn image and not the wet surface, thus creating a reproduction when applied to paper.

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst Head of a Girl 1942 © RICHARD WOODWARD

Artists

Andy Warhol
1928 - 1987
Edvard Munch
1863 - 1944
Pat Douthwaite
1934 - 2002
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1866 - 1944
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Ed Ruscha
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Honoré Daumier
1808 - 1879