Georgetown Canal

Artwork
Medium:
Etching
Date:
1957
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 8 in Width: 9.75 in
Description:
Very detailed etching of shanty town with a canal.
Historical Context:
Reynold Weidenaar was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in the 1940s and partook in the revival of mezzotint printmaking in the United States. He spent considerable time experimenting not only with techniques but also in designing and hand-making the tools he used to create his prints. Due in large part to many scholarships, fellowships and grants, Weidenaar had plenty of opportunity to travel, spending a considerable amount of time in Mexico where he created some of his most important prints.