Landscape with a Waterfall, Second Version, Hercules Segers, c. 1615 - c. 1630

Landscape with a Waterfall, Second Version, Hercules Segers, c. 1615 - c. 1630

etching, h 152mm × w 188mm More details

The peculiar spots in the sky are caused by false biting, which occurs when the plate is not properly covered with etching ground or stopping-out varnish. The sun-like round spot encircled by a ring of light looks surreal.

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