The Woman taking Coffee

Color chalk-manner etching and engraving with applied gold-leaf | 32.2 x 25cm | 1774

Louis-Marin Bonnet

In his quest to emulate fashionable drawings for display, Bonnet developed a method for printing gold frames. After preparing the paper with printed layers of lead white and a red adhesive compound called a mordant, Bonnet hand-applied gold leaf, on ...
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