Re: black vs. color inks and gum

From: Peter Marshall ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 11/16/05-12:48:42 PM Z
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Fresson prints were monochrome until 1950. On the site it says "Thanks
to this process the photographers could express themselves according to
their artistic feelings. We can quote the most famous of them: ORTIZ
ECHAGUE, Léonard MISONNE, DEMACHY, and Commandant PUYOT"



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henk thijs wrote:

> Op 16 nov 2005 om 14:24 heeft Yves Gauvreau het volgende geschreven:
>> Henk,
>> You may be right or not I don't know. The only thing I can say from
>> the text
>> is that he effectively used both techniques and others as well. The
>> author
>> says that at some point he favored oils but somewhere else the author
>> mention that Misonne as a preference for Fresson. I can't find specific
>> information on the prints in the book and my deduction are not to be
>> taken
>> for granted.
> Yves,
> That is often the problem with photobooks: the writer has no idea
> about the process and tries to hide the lack of knowledge.
> Here you could say that all the prints are monochrome , and the
> Fresson is a multicolor process. See Luis Nadeau.
> You can be pretty sure that the prints in your book are mainly
> oilprints and some bromoils.
> Cheers,
> Henk
Received on Wed Nov 16 12:49:11 2005

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