The Enclosed Valley, Hercules Segers, c. 1615 - c. 1630

The Enclosed Valley, Hercules Segers, c. 1615 - c. 1630

etching, h 104mm × w 184mm. More details

Clearly visible in this impression are the areas of shadow Segers added by scratching directly in the etching plate with a sharp needle. This ‘drypoint technique’ had never before been used to create tone.

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