The work was hand printed and published by the artist at The Center for Works on Paper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Please note that this etching is shipped to the collector without a frame or mat. This keeps the price low and allows the collector personal choice in mat selection and framing. A sturdy cardboard box is employed for shipping the work. The etching is first wrapped in two layers of acid free glassine and then placed between two archival boards. This is next placed into the shipping carton and securely packed with bubble wrap. The Absolute Arts Dot Com price includes all handling costs, shipment supplies, and the coast of the shipment box. Mailing costs are added. This artwork is based on a print by Artist and Scientist, ATHANASIUS KIRCHER, CREATED in 1671 AND ENTITLED ARS MAGNA LUCIS, 2nd Edition Magic Lantern Showing Death. IT IS FROM CORNELL UNIVERSITY, RARE PRINT AND MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY. Although my etching is a close representation of the original print, I have appropriated my own hidden visual elements into the work. This etching uses the techniques of INTAGLIO DRY POINT. it is executed on two zinc plates placed side by side on the press to create a diptych in oil based etching ink on RivesBFK white paper. The individual plates each measure 6 inches wide by 8 inches high, or 15.25 cm x 20.32 cm. The print is about 12 inches high by 18 inches wide, or 31cm by 46cm. This is the first work in a series entitled, Nothing New Under The Sun Except The Baby Teeth or the Moon, or, The Hole with Hair is a Deceptive Geometric Line.