1921/63 Vintage EDWARD STEICHEN Shell SPIRAL Still Life Photo Gravure Art 12x16. Since 1989 - The Name You Can Trust For Fine Vintage Photogravures, Photographs & Antique Prints. Serving the Design & Decor trades for over 20 years.
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Browse THOUSANDS of fine vintage photography prints from silver gelatin to photogravure. This Vintage 1963 Photogravure Comes Professionally Dry Mounted On 12 x 16 inch Acid Free Museum Mat Board & Is Ready To Place In A Standard Size Frame.
Photographer: Edward Steichen (American, 1879 - 1973) - Internationally renowned and historically significant photographer. Date Of Negative: 1921 Type Of Print. Authentic Vintage Sheet Fed Photogravure/Héliogravure. Date Of Print: 1963 Paper: Medium weight, matte/satin finish.
Print/Plate Engraver: Conzett and Huber in Zurich, Switzerland. Publisher: T he Museum Of Modern Art and the Doubleday Company, New York City. Approximate Image Size: 11 x 9 inches Mount Board Size: 16 x 12 inches Print Border: No - full bleed print.
Condition Grade: Fine + + Verso: Professionally dry mounted with archival materials on 4ply museum mat board. Registered Vintage Print Serial #.Ce rtificate Of Authenticity (COA): Yes - Gallery Certified COA from Fine Photo Galleries. Yes - tamper proof hologram certification affixed to print mount verso and COA.
An authentic NOT a computer scanned reprint. Genuine 1963 sheet fed photogravure by the internationally renowned American photographer Edward Steichen.
One of the most historically significant photographic artists of the 20th century, Steichen's photographic images are held in important collections and museums throughout the world. This quality sheet fed gravure print was printed in 1963 as part of a special joint publishing project by the Museum Of Modern Art in New York City (MOMA) and the Doubleday Company of Garden City.
Whether you collect photogravure prints or are simply looking for extraordinary home or business decor, this atmospheric photogravure will frame and display beautifully! This photogravure is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed. CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Archive & Database. Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure plate. READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY!
- The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Your vintage print will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame. Each vintage artwork comes with a fully authenticated gallery certified Certificate Of Authenticity. This COA contains a unique serial number and small corresponding tamper proof hologram with matching serial number affixed to the backside of the print with archival adhesive. Our exclusive authentication system and the ensuing COA/Hologram not only provides our clients with essential peace of mind but, adds value to the print in the future by providing provenance and the original gallery authenticity guarantee documents.
Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made 275 lb. Triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto. ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE: Photogravure is an intaglio print making process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transferred to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image. The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph.Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making. In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to its significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renowned photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process. Unauthorized copying or use of ANY PART of this description is prohibited. DO NOT DUPLICATE OR COPY! This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
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