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What is a Lithograph ?

What is a Lithograph ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 0
 A lithograph is an artwork or illustration printed from a stone block onto paper.  One of the most notable artists to use lithography was Carl Brodtmann of Switzerland, renowned for his magnificent h...
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What Is An Etching ?

What Is An Etching ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 1
An etching is a print that is made using acid to make the recessed lines in a printing plate. Etching became the printing process most attractive to artists from the mid 19th century, as it allowed dr...
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What Is An Aquatint ?

What Is An Aquatint ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 2
An aquatint is an artwork that was made using a printing plate on which the image was etched by acid and etching tools.  Aquatinting produces prints with many delightful variations of shading.   Aquat...
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What Is A Blind Stamp ?

What Is A Blind Stamp ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 2
A blind stamp is a colorless impression that is embossed without ink onto a print. It is a distinguishing mark for the artist or owner.Blind stamps are usually quite unobtrusive, although careful insp...
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Terminology: What Do The Words On An Antique Print Mean?

Terminology: What Do The Words On An Antique Print Mean?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 5
If you collect antique prints, you may have wondered what the sometimes mysterious text below the image means. In fact, it often reveals quite a lot such as the name of the artist and the printing met...
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