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Jeff Clarke R.E.  
(Born Brighton 1935)

The Blue Fork

Jeff Clarke at 80 | Exhibition by Elizabeth Harvey-Lee | The Blue Fork

The Blue Fork
400 x 311 mm
Etching, sugar-lift and deep etch on steel, 2005.
Artist’s proof. Signed in pencil. Printed in colours on wove paper.

£650

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Additional Information about the Print

An early experimental colour print, using coloured oil-based printing inks, whereas the later colour prints are ‘inked’ with oil paint rather than printing ink.

The bare etched steel plate was ‘painted’ with the variously coloured inks - blue, yellow, violet and brown, and an impression taken on dampened paper. The plate was cleaned, inked with black and wiped as usual for an intaglio etching and then printed, in registration, over the still damp colour impression.

A development from the previous plate.