Exam 2 :: Lecture Questions

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

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

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

Who discovered hard ground etching?

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

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

Who was the most important artist using the Stipple Technique?

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

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

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

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

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

Who invented aquatint in 1650?

Who invented mezzotint?

Pieter Brueghel only produced one entirely by himself which was:

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

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

Name the tool used for aqua tinting.

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

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

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

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

Of printmakers, _____________ was the most dedicated to architecture.

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