PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ETCHING IS SOLD ALREADY FRAMED AND IN A MAT. THE FRAME IS COMPOSED OF BLACK WOOD AND THE ARCHIVAL MAT IS WHITE. The artist regards this etching as photo centric, because it was adapted from one of his original 35mm, black and white photographs from 1987, executed in a Barcelona graveyard. The tombstone shows Death claiming a victim with a kiss. DiFalco first created two drawings of his photo before working on his zinc plate, which measured 8 inches high by 6 inches wide. The artist printed on STONEHENGE brand black colored paperUSAthat measured 15 inches high by 11 inches wide, or 38.10cm by 28.00cm. Charbonnel brand inks from Paris were blended and used in the printing process. Three separate Nitric acid baths were required for this etching, which employed the studio techniques of intaglio and aquatint. This print is from the Second edition of Five, and each edition is limited to only four etchings. The print was created and published at The Center for Works on Paper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The shipment is completed by first wrapping the FRAMED AND MATTED etching between layers of acid-free glassine tissue and then securing it between two cardboard pieces, Next it is carefully and securely packed with bubble wrap and mailed in a heavy cardboard box. The ABSOLUTE ARTS DOT COM price covers all wrapping materials, the frame, the mat, handling, Certificate of Authenticity, and carton costs, however mailing fees are added.