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Sale 2258 Lot 438
Engraving, 1952. 275x453 mm; 11x18 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, inscribed "Engraving" and numbered 19/25 in pencil, lower margin. A very good impression.
Lee Chesney (born 1921) studied with Hayter at Atelier 17 in New York and continued his training under Mauricio Lasansky at the University of Iowa. On the technique of engraving, he remarked: 'This direct approach to the metal in contrast to the indirectness of acid techniques gives a special quality to intaglio prints and is the most precise and surgically exact linear drawing attack. In combination with etching techniques, engraving expands the expressive horizons while specifying particulars.'
Estimate $700 - 1,000Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $450