SEGHERS, Hercules
(b. ca. 1590, Haarlem, d. ca. 1638, The Hague)

Mountain Valley with Fenced Fields

Etching and drypoint in blue on white paper
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Segher's unusual experimental etchings are printed in colour (often on prepared paper) and are worked up with the brush, which turns them almost into paintings.