René Carcan | Abstract Colour Aquatint Etching - Thistle
René Carcan Abstract Colour Aquatint Etching
This original print by Belgian artist René Carcan (1925-1993) is hand signed and numbered 170/750. The artwork came to us framed and we have recently removed it from the frame. The image is an abstract colour aquatint etching titled Thistle, circa late 1960's.
René Carcan and the Interpretation of Nature
In the early 1960's he worked in the Parisian studio of Johnny Friedlaender, who taught him the techniques of colour etching. In the late 1960’s, he bought a small farmhouse in the Flemish countryside. Here he focused on a new symbolic interpretation of nature in his printmaking depicting the sun, trees, sunflowers and thistles.
Etching Dimensions and Condition Details
Sheet size: 11" x 8 1/8"
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