This is a Garry Shead original fine art colord etching titled Tango-V, it is limited to 50 only, Tango V is one of three new Tango images and was released in May 2014, it follows on from the successful Tango series that first started in 2002/3 with the original Tango I, then Tango II, Tango III, Tango IV and now Tango V, Tango VI, Tango VII. All of Garry Shead etchings are hand signed, these fine art original etching prints are made on Hahnemuhle fine art archival paper and Charbonnel etching ink from France. The Tango V image size is 19x13cm, the recommended retail price is $990 for now, Tango V is available at Etching House framed or unframed. Etching House is proud to support and specialize in limited edition fine art Etching prints and has done since 1977. Making Etchings is a skill and a technique that over time is becoming rare, the Garry Shead Tango series of etchings now seven in the total and spanning from 2002 to 2014 are all made from traditional etching plates and using the traditional technique, this etching technique was first used as far back as the year C 1400, Garry Shead like Norman Lindsay is a brilliant and highly respected etcher and a true master with the aquatint technique.
While Etching House also specializes in Digital reproduction Giclee limited edition fine art prints now being an accepted medium of modern times, Garry Shead prefers his love for the art of Etchings.
These fine art work etchings are printed on Hahnemuhle paper using Charbonnel etching ink from France, the quality if this printing ink is superb, Since 1862, Charbonnel has been manufacturing inks and grounds for intaglio and lithography. Charbonnel has been the choice for the most renowned artists of our time – from Renoir, Degas, Lautrec, and Picasso to present day masters such as Rauschenberg, Hockney, Diebenkorn, and Thiebaud. Etching House specializes in fine art etchings as well as some digital Giclee reproduction prints by a variety of artists such as Geoffrey Smart, John Olsen Margaret Olley.