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A Fish Market. In the Gallery at Houghton. Published Junw 1. st 1782 by John Boydell
Artist: Earlom Richard ( - 1822) London; issued in: London; date: ca 1782 1743 - - technic: Copper print- Aquatinta; - colorit: gouache; - condition: Upper, right and left margins cutted; - size (in cm): 41,5 x 58; - description: Representation of a fish platter. This beautiful view shows 17 different fishes with crabs, lobster and shrimps.; -vita of the artist: Richard Earlom was an English copper printer andmezzotinter. This is a printmaking process of the intaglio family, technically a drypoint method. It was the first tonal method to be used, enabling half-tones to be produced without using line- or dot-based techniques like hatching, cross-hatching or stipple. In 1765, Earlom was employed by Alderman Boydell, a publisher and promoter of the fine arts, to make a series of drawings from the pictures at Houghton Hall and these he engraved in mezzotint. His best works are perhaps the fruit and flower pieces after the Dutch artists Van Os and Jan van Huysum. Earlom was commissioned by John Boydell to copy all 200 drawings of Claude Lorraine's record of his paintings as prints, which were published from 1774 to 1777, when a collected edition in two volumes was published as Liber Veritatis.
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