Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions

Who perfected the “roulette” (associated with mezzotinting)?

___________ was the most daring experimenter with the etching technique during the __ century.

Rembrandt’s prints are always etching (and occasionally etching-drypoint).

Who was more important for their satire and content than there contribution to printing methods?

Who was the publisher that decided to reproduce all of Watteau’s work after his death?

Who discovered hard ground etching?

Hopfer is credited with the invention of _________, although some say he shares this title with _________.

Who perfected the “rocker” (associated with mezzotinting)?

Who was the first to use etching in Italy and used colored papers?

What is considered the greatest genre print produced in Italy (genre print = everyday life scene)?

Hieronymous Cock was the publisher and dealer who collaborated with this artist:

Who was the first to experiment with color using soft-ground etching and multiple plates (AKA aquatint)?

Who is the perfecter of the Line Engraving Technique? We consider him to be the peak of technical perfection with the burin.

Who was the most important artist using the Stipple Technique?

Who was the first to experiment with mezzotint COLORED prints using several plates, each having it’s own color?

Who is important to printmaking due to the fact that he established a school of etchers in Italy?

Who used the crayon method to reproduce the effect of a pastel drawing?

Pieter Brueghel only produced one entirely by himself which was:

Name the tool used for aqua tinting.

Who was the first French printmaker to gain an international reputation (and is still considered one of the greatest graphic artists of his time & all time)?

Who are the three great printmakers (in the era preceding Francisco Goya)?

Of printmakers, _____________ was the most dedicated to architecture.

Who invented aquatint in 1650?

The first _________ produced in the U.S. was Peter Pelham’s “Rev. Cotton Mather”.

Who invented mezzotint?