Hesiod and the Muses Published 1900
HESIOD AND THE MUSES Original Photogravure Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Co.
Creator: The Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Co
Published: The Magazine of Art, London and New York City, Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co c1900
Condition: Overall good condition, some age tone and staining, blank to verso
Approx engraved area: Approx Sheet size: 12" x 9" (300mm x 230mm)
Notes: The Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Co., of Lancaster and London were the first to introduce this class of work in 1896. From the beginning the Rembrandt Intaglio process secured the highest appreciation of connoisseurs and collectors. Dr. Bode, Director of the Royal Museum, Berlin, describes their photogravures as the outcome of a perfected and the only process which gives the richness and velvety effect of the old mezzotints.” Extract from - Process: The Photomechanics of Printed Illustration 20, Issue 232 (1913).