A Buyer's Guide to Prints (Paperback)

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By Helen Rosslyn (Text by (Art/Photo Books))


For the prospective buyer, the world of printmaking can be overwhelming. Intaglio, lithography, aquatint and sugarlift--even the terms used have the potential to confuse. Helen Rosslyn, a prints and drawings specialist and Director of the London Original Print Fair, provides her expert insider advice in this straight-talking guide. She explains the techniques used by today's printmakers, accompanied by a brief history of printmaking. A comprehensive glossary elucidates printmaking terms, including the newer language of digital printmaking. Rosslyn answers the commonly asked questions to help the reader navigate this often mysterious world. There are tips and expert advice from artists, print dealers, paper conservators, picture framers and art handlers, alongside reproductions of some of the finest prints from the collection of the Royal Academy of Arts, making this book the perfect companion for anyone interested in buying or collecting prints, whether old master or contemporary.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781912520084
ISBN-10: 1912520087
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publication Date: January 4th, 2022
Pages: 80
Language: English