Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is East Indian Ink?

What is East Indian Ink?

East Indian ink is a medium made of fine soot, called lampblack, which is combined with water. The carbon molecules make a black, waterproof ink. It has been used in India since the 4th century BC. Artists use the ink for writing, drawing, and painting.

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Bram Bogart

Untitled - informal drawing, 1958

Drawing / Watercolor

East Indian ink

EUR 1,900

Laxma Goud

Lady, 1976

Drawing / Watercolor

East Indian ink

EUR 3,000

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