Rocky Landscape with Low Clouds, Hercules Segers, c. 1625 - c. 1630

Rocky Landscape with Low Clouds, Hercules Segers, c. 1625 - c. 1630

counterproof of an etching with drypoint, printed in black on paper prepared with a grey, lead-based ground, h 143mm × w 201mm More details

Some clouds drift before the rocks. It is interesting to see how Segers achieved this effect: he reserved some of the clouds in the rock formations, and gave the ones in the sky a light contour.

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