From: liveinternet Etching, image size 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, 1923
William Lee Hankey
From: liveinternet Etching on paper, A Quiet Read
You probably have never heard of William Lee Hankey, but he was a pioneer in the field of illustrated books at the turn of the century. Hankey was one of the first illustrators to paint to suit the newly invented four color offset printing process. He would paint loose and wet, and would press fabrics into the washes to create textures. This book, "The Deserted Village" was one of the first big successes using these techniques................ from: animationresources.