Medium: Etching and aquatint with chine-collé
Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches (image) 22 1/4 x 30" (sheet)
Artist details: French, 1948
Date finished: 1981
Edition: of 90
Reference: Fitch-Febvrel 61.
Recommended by Sam (Owner & Director):
Erik Desmazieres found inspiration for his imagined worlds in the work of Piranesi and later in that of Jorge Luis Borges. Here the haunting, uninhabited landscape is convincingly expressed through his architectural manipulations with beautiful, meticulous etching.