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On Beauty and the Everyday: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler

I’ve written before about the beautiful etchings of James McNeill Whistler, whose work as an etcher is even less well known than his paintings. On Beauty and the Everyday: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler is a new exhibition opening this Saturday, August 21, 2010, Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Anders Zorn etched portrait of Augustus Saint Gaudens

Augustus Saint Gaudens II (Saint Gaudens and his Model), Anders Zorn Etching and drypoint, roughly 5 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm); in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; downloadable large image on Wikimedia Commons Zorn is one of my favorite etchers Read More …

Francis Seymour Hayden

Francis Seymour Hayden was a successful surgeon, and also a dedicated and influential etcher. Active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Hayden was already an etcher when James McNeill Whistler became his brother-in-law. Hayden was enthusiastic in his studies of past paster of Read More …

Paul-César Helleu

Though he painted landscapes and still life, and worked in oil, French artist Paul-César Helleu was known primarily for his beautiful portraits of turn of the century society women, done primarily in pastel, chalk and drypoint etching. Helleu entered the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts at Read More …