Paper Size: 35,5 x 37,5 cm / 14.0 x 14.8 in; When an artist is working on an etching, he will typically print the plate few times to check the progress of the image. When one of these proofs satisfies him, he designates it the "bon à tirer" ("ready to print"), or simply "BAT". There is usually only one of these, and they are prized by collectors because they represent the moment when the artist achieved his precise artistic intention (and of course because of their rarity).
Alexis Gorodine is a French artist born in 1954 in Malicorne, Sarthe. His work has been included in exhibitions in France, Belgium, USA and Venezuela, among others.Read More