Mezzotint colour chart

Myologie complette en couleur et grandeur naturelle, (Paris, 1746)
Author: GAUTIER D´AGOTY, Jacques Fabien (1717-1786) Artist: Jacques Fabien Gautier D´Agoty

Gautier D’Agoty is one of the first to use four-colour printing. The technique was mezzotint with four copperplates, one for red, one for yellow, one for blue and one for black. His anatomical atlas show muscle manikins in natural-size.

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