The Trembling Dragonfly

“The trembling dragonfly fixes the globes of his eyes on the splendid pond where teems all a mysterious world”

Beams and Shadows (Les Rayons et les Ombres, 1840)
Victor Hugo

Etching created by the sculpting of copper plate with fret saw, etching needle, acid bath and aquatint.
White Hahnemühle paper / size 28 X 40 cm
Relief Print / single color 1 to 6 edition

2 in stock


mouche-blanc 30 About the artist

Michaël Cailloux has been passionate about drawing since childhood. Sketching and doodling are second nature to this exceptional artist who graduated from the renown École Duperré School of Design in Paris in 1998. His dissertation was dedicated entirely to the 18th century fly… Further information


Etchings by Michael Cailloux are executed according to conventional art techniques: the copper plate is sculpted with a fret saw then worked with an etching needle; ferric chloride is used for the bite while an aquatint process produces the tonal effects… All works exhibit an embossed interplay and sober colors. Impressions in series limited to a maximum of 6 copies… Further information

mouche--intero 30 Questions ?

You can contact us from Monday to Friday, 10am to 7am : +33 (0) 9 82 32 24 87 
or email us at the following address : contact@michaelcailloux.com

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