Item #CL176-9 [Eve With Apple]. David Boyd, b.1924 Aust.
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[Eve With Apple]

1976. Etching with sfumato, signed, dated and annotated in pencil and inscribed “To Rocky with David’s love” in ink on image lower centre, 25.7 x 27.9cm (paper). Foxing, slight paper loss.

Annotation reads “Sfumato over etching proof.” In 1966 Boyd began using candle flame to achieve a smoky effect. He named the technique sfumato after da Vinci’s usage of the word to describe work with soft, imperceptible transitions between colours and tones. Ref: Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Item #CL176-9

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  other currencies

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