Prints

Printmaking is generally defined as the creation of multiple impressions of an image. Each print may features slight variations with individual examples usually known as ‘impressions,’ and multiple impressions as an ‘edition.’

Among the many varieties of printmaking are woodcuts, engravings, etching, mezzotints, lithographs and screenprints.


img_24-1.jpg

Frederick Austin: an artist of the old school

26 February 2024

Group of works by a maker who used mostly traditional techniques creates a secondary market test

Mezzotint

Deaccessioned rare prints collection comes to Boston auction house

16 February 2024

A remarkable collection of prints amassed by Winfield Robbins (1841-1910) of Arlington, Massachusetts have been deaccessioned and will be auctioned.

Edward Hopper's etching Night Shadows

Edward Hopper etching tops Bonhams’ print sale in Los Angeles

25 January 2024

American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is known for his moody views of his native New York with his paintings often imbued with garish light and contrasting bright and muted colours.

img_14-1.jpg

Remarkable Rembrandt print prices as Christie's disperses Sam Josefowitz collection

02 January 2024

Rembrandt prints were a prominent feature of the London Old Master sales in December.

Linocut by Cyril Power

Bring me sunshine: Rare Cyril Power linocut in demand at Bonhams

18 December 2023

Many of Cyril Edward Power’s (1872-1951) most sought-after subjects for his futurist-style linocuts involve different methods of public transport.

img_28-1.jpg

Collector Interview: Dedicated to the etchings of the Detmold twins

18 December 2023

Based on his own 50-year collecting odyssey, Iain MacPhail has privately published a hardback catalogue raisonné of the etchings created by the prolific Victorian and early 20th century book illustrators Charles Maurice and Edward Julius Detmold. Here he talks to ATG about his collecting passion.

img_50-3.jpg

Escher’s deep fascination with the Amalfi Coast

27 November 2023

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) arrived on the Amalfi Coast in 1923 and ultimately created more than 100 works there based on the landscape.

img_57-2.jpg

Rare set of Keika chrysanthemums kept intact

13 November 2023

The late 19th century Japanese artist Keika Hasegawa remains something of an enigma.

img_43-4.jpg

Phyllis Lucas Gallery's drawings and art come to auction in New York

30 October 2023

On November 4, Roland Auctions in New York will offer the final part of a vast gallery inventory of original prints, lithographs, etchings and paintings.

img_45-1.jpg

Mansion once owned by marquis furnishes desirable lots

16 October 2023

On November 8 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Aguttes will auction contents from La Maison Sémonville.

img_47-2.jpg

Prints aplenty in the US

09 October 2023

A Rembrandt drypoint of 'Jan Uytenbogaert, The Goldweigher', 1639, is among the offerings at this year’s The IFPDA Fair (International Fine Print Dealers Association). Brought by Childs Gallery of Boston, it is offered for $36,000.

img_28-1.jpg

Early Hockney print emerges in Georgia

02 October 2023

An early printed work by David Hockney (b. 1937) comes for sale at Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 14.

img_28-2.jpg

De Lempicka picks Art Deco style for her mandoline player

02 October 2023

'Femme a la Mandoline' was among the first paintings in what would become Tamara de Lempicka’s (1898-1980) full signature Art Deco style.

img_47-2.jpg

Chrysanthemums in full bloom at Bonhams Skinner

02 October 2023

The late 19th century Japanese artist Keika Hasegawa remains something of an enigma.

img_28-3.jpg

New dress? How Souper

02 October 2023

With crossover appeal between modern prints and vintage fashion, this Souper Dress attracted strong attention at a recent US sale.

img_24-1.jpg

Queen singer Freddie Mercury found his prints charming

02 October 2023

Music legend’s art collecting was little known but prolific

img_26-1.jpg

The first images of native Americans emerge

02 October 2023

The so-called ‘Four Indian Kings’ were not the first native Americans to visit Britain.

img_27-1.jpg

Banksy reimagines Warhol with value branding

02 October 2023

'Only Banksy' was the title of a 24-lot offering at Forum Auctions (30/24/15% buyer’s premium inc VAT) in London.

img_26-3.jpg

Classic Bawden Essex linocut rides into the Cotswolds

02 October 2023

Among the Modern British prints generating interest at auction this summer was a copy of Edward Bawden’s (1903-89) linocut 'The Road to Thaxted'.

Cuccagna engraving

Food fest full of peril for peasants comes to London gallery

18 September 2023

A group of engravings depicting 17th and 18th century Neapolitan food festivals is being offered by a London dealer.

Categories

News