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A Buyer's Guide to Prints

A Buyer's Guide to Prints

By (author) Helen Rosslyn

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  • This informative and accessible guide contains everything you need to know before buying a print
  • Written by a specialist in the field and published in association with the London Original Print Fair
Full Description
For the prospective buyer, the world of printmaking can be overwhelming. Intaglio, lithography, aquatint, sugarlift... even the language of printmaking has the potential to confuse.

Helen Rosslyn, a print 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.

A Buyer's Guide to Prints is published in association with the London Original Print Fair, held each year at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
About the Author
Helen Rosslyn is a writer and presenter of art history documentaries, curator, and specialist in prints, with a particular interest in the history of collections. She is the Director and organiser of the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Specifications
Publisher
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN
9781912520084
Published
1st Sep 2018
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding USA & Canada
Size
230 mm x 170 mm
Pages
80 Pages
Illustrations
50 color
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