A Buyer's Guide to Prints

Author(s): Helen Rosslyn (Text by)

Art, Music and Architecture

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 Information

General Fields

  • : 9781912520084
  • : Royal Academy of Arts
  • : Royal Academy of Arts
  • : November 2018
  • : --- length: - '9' width: - '6.75' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Helen Rosslyn (Text by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 80