Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is pen and ink?

What is pen and ink?

Pen and ink is a traditional drawing technique using a dip style pen with India ink on paper. The fine tip on the old-fashioned pen is excellent for drawing varied lines and shading details. Some artists use a fountain pen with ink reservoir.

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Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1b,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

USD 2,390

Yaacov Agam

Sketch #1,

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

USD 2,390

Allen Jones

Two dancers for Satie Cinema , 1989

Drawing / Watercolor

Pen and ink

EUR 4,850

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