Guided Tour

Conservation Up Close: Introduction to Etchings and Other Intaglio Techniques

Thursday, March 23, 2023
6:00 pm–6:40 pm
Conservation Center
Included with General Admission

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Etching, engraving, aquatint, and drypoint are among the types of prints on view in the galleries, but what do these terms mean? Take a closer look at intaglio prints by artists old and new, and explore how the various techniques and processes result in prints with a distinct look and feel. Among the featured objects is Rembrandt’s The Raising of Lazarus (1642), along with the copper plate used to create it.

With Fenna Engelke, Claire W. and Richard P. Morse Fellow for Advanced Training in Conservation of Works of Art on Paper.

Free with general admission. No advance registration or tickets required. Due to space constraints, tours are limited to 12 participants (first come, first served). Tours meet at Sharf Visitor Center. Assistive listening devices available upon request.

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Wheelchair accessible

Past Dates and Times

Thursday, February 23, 2023

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Supported by the Jane Mayer and Robert J. Mayer MD Fund.