early to mid-1900s
Woodcut printed in green
Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1924.498
An impression of the outline block is placed on this block while the ink is still wet. By applying pressure to the back of the sheet of paper, the design is transferred to the block. The wood around the areas that will be printed in color is cut away. The surface of the block is inked in green. See the impression to the right. To create the final chiaroscuro woodcut, first the tone block is printed in green, and then the outline block is printed in black over it. The white of the paper acts as highlights.
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