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Ballet Dancer by Christian Caillard

 Ballet Dancer by Christian Caillard
Accession Code: wu0397w
Title: Ballet Dancer
Date completed:
Medium: Prints
Location Name: Medical Teaching Centre


Caillard uses lithography to achieve a painterly effect in this print. In this process the design is drawn on to the stone printing plate in a greasy chalk, which is then wet with water. The greasy areas are receptive to the printing ink, while the rest of the wet plate repels the ink.