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Fine art

Of, or pertaining to the creation of, any visual art that was considered to have been created for purely aesthetic purposes.

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secondary market

Arts & crafts; Fine art

An unofficial network of dealers and individual who buy and sell prints above the issue price after an image is sold out at the publisher.

secondary market value

Arts & crafts; Fine art

The reported price for a sold out limited edition, set by supply and demand. Unlike retail prices, secondary market prices can vary from one source to another.


Arts & crafts; Fine art

Cardboard coated with chalk forms a smooth, glossy surface and is used as a ground for drawing or painting in ink. Parts of the image may then be scratched off with a pointed tool to create a variety ...

rag paper

Arts & crafts; Fine art

Paper containing a certain proportion of cotton fiber in its physical structure used for prints. The higher the cotton content the higher quality the paper.


Arts & crafts; Fine art

in art, the "L" cut all around the perimeter of the frame, against which glass, mat, or picture panels are installed.


Arts & crafts; Fine art

A person or company responsible for producing prints of an original work of art for public showing and sale.

printer's proofs

Arts & crafts; Fine art

Prints created over and above the regular signed and numbered limited edition that are not available for retail sale. they are retained by the printer as a reference; artists often sign them as a ...

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