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The Holy Face or the Golden Eye - Mellan

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This virtuoso with the burin employed the technique of a single groove, where the lines don’t cross. In The Holy Face, which he engraved at the prodding of his intellectual and libertine friends, he represents the face of the suffering Christ with a single line engraved in a spiral. François Baudequin, the director of the Chalcographie studio of the Louvre, makes a print on camera from the copper plate held in the Royal Library of Brussels. And the Polish engraver Krzysztof Skorczewski enters into a dialogue with Claude Mellan through his own works of art.

The Holy Face or the Golden Eye - Mellan

This virtuoso with the burin employed the technique of a single groove, where the lines don’t cross. In The Holy Face, which he engraved at the prodding of his intellectual and libertine friends, he represents the face of the suffering Christ with a single line engraved in a spiral. François Baudequin, the director of the Chalcographie studio of the Louvre, makes a print on camera from the copper plate held in the Royal Library of Brussels. And the Polish engraver Krzysztof Skorczewski enters into a dialogue with Claude Mellan through his own works of art.

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    1.2 GB
  • Format
    mp4
  • Duration
    36 minutes
  • Language
    VFSTA
  • Price
    10 €
  • Downloadable version
  • Size1.2 GB
  • Formatmp4
  • Duration36 minutes
  • LanguageVFSTA
  • Price10 €
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