Fidelity and elegance: The aquatint landscapes of Paul Sandby (1731–1809)

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Exploring Paul Sandby’s pioneering achievements in aquatint through prints in the King’s Topographical Collection. A printmaking technique popular for its ability to mimic the effects of watercolour, Sandby used aquatint to reproduce many of his own landscape drawings created on tours of England and Wales.
Original languageEnglish
TypeOnline article for British Library website Picturing Places
Media of outputOnline
PublisherThe British Library
Place of PublicationOnline
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2017

Publication series

NamePicturing Places
PublisherBritish Library website


  • Landscape, printmaking, aquatint,


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