A Buyer’s Guide to Prints

Both informative and accessible, A Buyer's Guide to Prints is a must-read for any budding art buyer or collector.

The volume answers the commonly asked questions about buying prints, and also includes tips and expert advice from artists, print dealers and art handlers, alongside a brief but fascinating history of printmaking.

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Dimensions 23 x 17cm
Fabric & material Paperback
No. of Pages 80
No. of Illustrations 60
SKU 02087833

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Product story

Helen Rosslyn is a writer and presenter of art history documentaries, curator, and specialist in prints and drawings 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.

Rosslyn demystifies the potentially overwhelming world of printmaking; she explains the techniques used by today’s printmakers and includes a comprehensive glossary of printmaking terms, including the newer language of digital printmaking. 

A Buyer's Guide to Prints also contains reproductions of some of the finest prints from the RA's impressive collection, making this book the perfect companion for anyone interested in buying or collecting prints, whether Old Master or contemporary.