Posts Tagged ‘Goya’

An aquatint is a type of etching that mimics the appearance of watercolor and ink washes through the use of a tone process.  The technique is used to create shaded areas that range from light to dark and is most common in landscapes, portraits, and figure studies to give a sense of depth and realism. The […]

A painting believed to be lost, La Surprise, a 14 inch oil on panel by 18th century master Jean-Antoine Watteau was sold in Christie’s Old Masters sale for a record setting $24.4 million.  It is the highest price realized for the artist and for a pre-Impressionist French painter.  In art historical circles, the painting was […]