The Plague Doctor was something of a quack and was typically a second-rate doctor who rarely cured their patients. They wore beak-like mask which were filled with aromatic items and were designed to protect them from putrid air.
This print is an etching and aquatint drawn on a copper plate. It is printed on Somerset Velvet, an off-white heavyweight 300 gsm handmade paper from St Cuthbert's Mill in Somerset. The print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Etching & aquatint in edition of 75
Image size 10 x 8 cm
Paper size 20 x 18 cm