Jack Beal, Dana and Sable

Medium: Intaglio print: Soft ground, line etching and aquatint
Initial processing and proofing: 1979, by Jennifer Melby
Edition pulled: 2004, by Roger Bailey
Ink and paper type: Renaissance black ink on Hahnemuhle warm white
Edition size: 41
Signed: in pencil, lower right
Image Size: 7.75" x 9.75"
Paper Size: 15" x 18"


This print depicts the hills and the stream that runs through the Beal/Freckelton property just south of Oneonta, NY. On the right side of this image Dana Van Horn and his dog Sable are walking up the hill, and remains of an old bridge abutment is on the left.


A Closer Look ... Dana and Sable

  The copper plate in an early state, in preparation for an aquatint.

The copper plate in an early state, in preparation for an aquatint.

  Jack has applied a wash over an early state proof, planning how he would like to see the aquatints developed.

Jack has applied a wash over an early state proof, planning how he would like to see the aquatints developed.

  The completed copper plate has been steel faced and is ready for final proofing and editioning.

The completed copper plate has been steel faced and is ready for final proofing and editioning.

  A detail from a finished print showing the line etching and aquatint work.

A detail from a finished print showing the line etching and aquatint work.

  Jack's signature in the lower right.

Jack's signature in the lower right.

  Jack signs the edition, April 28, 2005

Jack signs the edition, April 28, 2005