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Manuel Robbe

 (1872 - 1936)
Manuel Robbe was active/lived in France.  Manuel Robbe is known for female figure-"la belle epoque" era painting, etching.

Biography   Manuel Robbe


A Paris-born painter and printmaker, Manuel Robbe was noted for his experimental approach to printmaking, and during his career created more than 200 aquatints and drypoints.  He was a great technician, "inventing a technique known as "sugar-life" which gave his prints a startling subtlety. Robbe's technique was developed over several phases.  He printed his design with a mixture of sugar, India ink and gum Arabic, on his zinc plate.  This was followed by heating the plate and working with the soft-ground etching process until the desired result was achieved. Finally, Robbe painted the subject on the zinc plate with an oil paint brush.  For this process he used a special brush made of rags, which was called 'a   ...  Displaying 750 of 3220 characters.

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