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What is a Lithograph ?

What is a Lithograph ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 6
Definition of a lithograph: 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, ren...
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What Is An Etching ?

What Is An Etching ?

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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 d...
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What Is An Aquatint ?

What Is An Aquatint ?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 2
What is an aquatint? An aquatint is a type of art print. Aquatints are printed from an image etched onto a metal plate with acid and tools.It's called "aquatint" as the prints often resemble watercolo...
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What Is A Blind Stamp ?

What Is A Blind Stamp ?

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Definition: 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...
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Glossary. What Do The Words On An Antique Print Mean?

Glossary. What Do The Words On An Antique Print Mean?

Fine Rare Prints 04/02/2015 17
If you collect antique prints, you may have wondered what the mysterious text below the image means.In fact, the text reveals quite a lot such as the name of the artist and the printing method used.Ho...
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