I'd really appreciate your advise. With a "c-clasp," the brooch pin loops under a crescent shaped piece of metal. Thanks. However, even in the second half of the eighteenth century, the use of wove paper was relatively rare, increasing in instances the closer to the end of the century. It does have a dot matrix but written on the back of the Picture which is on paper is the size of the picture and the words early lately which could describe the picture and it looks like the #2 in pencil all written in the artist hand writing. they have Barraband prinx in the left hand corner and De L:Imprimene de langlois at the bottom center. Thank you, in advance, for any comments you may have Chris Lane. Laid paper can actually be of varying thickness, though I have never seen one so thick you couldn't see the laid lines when looking at it through a light. The odds are that they are one of the latter two, as early British sporting prints are quite rare and the latter two types of prints fairly common. I have what could be an original etched lithograph of George Dunlop Leslie's "Back to Schoo". Contacted one of the parties and it was verified they are not reproductions. In the end it is a question of process (note that it is probably an engraving and not a lithograph), but I would be very surprised from what you have written if it is a reproduction. The PJ Mode Collection, Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection, John A. McAllister's Civil War: The Philadelphia Home Front, Towards a National Cartography: American Mapmaking 1782-1800, Philadelphia Print Shop West You Tube channel, American Historical Print Collectors Society. Wove paper, in contrast, is made on a woven belt and lacks the laid lines. This is a blog for anyone interested in this topic. On a fake Rolex, these numbers often look like they have been sand-blasted or roughly etched into the case. That would make me suspicious about the originality of the prints. I looked at it under 10x loupe. “reproduced from” or a copyright notice, etc. Basically, for any British sporting prints there is the issue of whether they are originals, restrikes or reproductions. One way to tell if a watch is fake is to make sure the model number matches the material. Any of the later editions still have value, as they are handsome prints from the original plates, but it is more like a "decorative" value. One is of " The Apple Dumpling Lady" and the other is black and white Sir Walter Raleigh saying Goodbye to his wife prior to his hanging. I have 2 prints in original frames that hung in my grandmother's house most of her life and in my mother's house until her recent death at 94. I have the etching by Gustave Marie Greux that was printed in 1875. Is there any way to firmly identify intaglio by sending a macro view to anyone for authentication? Before we get into our walk-through guide we will first need to define the difference between a manufacturer and a maker. It is a bit hard to tell from your description, but there is nothing in what you say that makes me suspicious. First off, there are many more reproductions of the Furber prints than just the Penn Prints and the ones from 1982. Reproduction no doubt, but how can I tell when it was reproduced? On the back there is a piece of brown paper attached to the back that states who it is, along with Limited Edition, two-hundred fifty copies. I know the glass is real, not sure about the frame, but I'm afraid to open the frame and ruin it, with that being said, can older reproductions be worth anything? I have an original paint of Albert Durer named Christ on the Cross, size are 21 cm X 43 cm, and i need to sell it, pls let me know if u r interested, and i can provide pictures of it if needed. There is no roll-over fitting there to keep the end in place. I have found a picture of a print on the website of the British museum. If a platemark appears, you likely have a reproduction. Would this be considered an original print or a copy? Laid paper is made by hand in a mold, where the wires used to support the paper pulp emboss their pattern into the paper. Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it with a burin.The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intaglio printing plate, of copper or another metal, for printing images on paper as prints or illustrations; these images are also called "engravings". John Faed is a well known genre artist, but beyond that I cannot tell you about your prints. [. These I think are intaglio with hand water color painted flowers. Both Duval and the company owning "Copenhagen Snuff" folded by 1900. It seems to be John Faed and is marked with Vs.7 The Cotter's Saturday Night. Many are later lithographs with no plate marks. Are there any distinguishing marks on the reproductions that would separate them from the original 1730 prints? Plates certainly never shrink or grow larger, although plates may be trimmed because of damage to edges. Thanks for your time juls, I also wanted to add a note could this be a lithograph. It is "Le Moulin de St. Maurice". You need to contact a 'old masters' specialist. This is important as each will have different engraving requirements involved. If your piece hasn't got these things, it's probably not an "original." Hi, I bought an old print at an auction...the signature was not showing but i liked it. It could very well be 19th century, but the pears sign doesn't help as both an original and a repro would show the same thing. Thank you. The impressed lithograph measures 7.5" x 10". My question is when you look at laid paper in light can you see thru it or is it thicker than that? I have not removed it from the fram or taken it from behind the glass, but the paper appears old. The best way to tell what you have is to try to find a reference book which features the map or print you are trying to research. Copyright by, Sorry copyright by photogiaphische Gesellischafl 1894. It all depends. Text is done with type-printing. I was reading the posts and replies to figure out my picture by Marino.Italian artist I was told it was a print and then I was also told it was like a Kmart special. I opened the frame and looked under the light, the paper does not have line. Thank you, Tisha. In the spirit of what we published a few weeks ago, today we want to share some tips on one general step of the due diligence process: how to spot (and avoid) a restored dial. Note that there is "fake" laid paper, where you see the lines, but the paper was actually made mechanically. The odds are that these are reproductions. I have found a picture of a holy card that was sold on ebay, which looks very similar, apart from the edges around the woman figure. Any help would be great. If you find any other differences let us know in the below comments. If you order Ray Ban glasses they should always come with a branded leather case and cleaning cloth. One, from magnification, I knew was clearly a newer print and done with litho printing, so nice but no real value. I do not believe that the map was issued without folds. Greetings, Mr. Lane.In my dining room is a print of The Melton Breakfast from my grandmother's dining room. At this point, I'm assuming it's a nice reproduction because of the paper thickness & it seems way too clean. The signature on front looks like it is in pencil. I am going to the Antiques Roadshow this weekend and plan on taking it. I would not want to damage if valuable to any collector. Hello Chris. I am sorry, but I really do not know posters of that sort. I wrote a blog on that subject, where you can read about the issues (search for British sporting prints). Look for the artist’s original signature. Instead it is more of a fingerprint looking pattern. I would suggest contacting an expert--any advice I gave you could very well be wrong. Google Books; "Discovering Antique Prints", Ronald Russell. Most intaglio prints, woodcut and wood engravings, when colored, are colored by hand with watercolors. I have a print titled Veduta Della Badia, e del Palazzo del Pirtefta pressa dalla Riazza Della Chiefa de P. P. Dell Oratorio by Zocchi. It seems a bit thick. If the model number starts with P, it was sold as a personalized iPhone with an engraving. I have an 'Authentic hand colored reproduction of an original watercolor by John Hulse' Is this worth anything? I have a 13.5" x 11" sepia tone print of a Roman battle. You would have to physically compare them to original examples of the prints to see if there is an exact match to be sure. To help you a little bit, here is a link to some pictures I have made of them: https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0i532ODWJfCRxG . Research any text on the print. It looks so real and is well framed. It has lines in the paper. Could you please suggest how I could further determine whether this piece is one of the original or early prints? I havent had the back off because its sealed tight with wood the wood piece looks dried out and old.what can i do to identify it?It was my great grandmothers.and iam 60 could it be an original? Chris, thank you for your very fast reply and hopefully good news. If the print is supposed to be a lithograph or woodcut or wood engraving, then there should be no platemark. Close inspection of the surface of a print can help in identifying whether a picture is an original or a print. The poster is on very thin paper--almost like tissue paper. And on the back it has a stapled tag that says Holloway Art Gallery... have you any ideas please. Many of his images were made into engravings, so it could be that. A keen eye for art will be able to distinguish the subtle differences between prints produced through an engraving process rather than the use of etched plates or lithography. Regards. I realize that they are rather late in the history of printmaking and so pape may not be a telling feature. Hi there I have an Elzeviar Library Bacon's Essays book by Francis Bacon staamped New York John B Alden, Publisher 1883 is this an original print? If it is a large area, look at the edge of the white, or highlight, color. Also the person that told me it was like a Kmart special said that was because the paint was The color was pulling away. Lines start at a point, grow and then taper at the conclusion of the artist’s stroke. I have come up with the following result so far:One of the plates is exactly the image of an engraving print of Cornelis Galle, "Raphael et Tobias". Remove the print from its frame or protective covering, if possible, to examine the print without any barriers. look more dull ...I don't know if these areas were hand painted or if it was a layering process of printing. According to some that seem to know about the original print, the measurement from left to right mark is approx 28" and top to bottom is approx 20". Natalie Lyda has been writing grant proposals and educational and marketing pieces for nonprofit organizations since 2002. Take note of the artist's name, the title of the print and when it was created, if this information is available. Or is it just a nice print? ; F — This device was used before, but has undergone Apple’s certified refurbishment to make it “like new”. Thank you in advance.Gert. So is my assuming everything I have is a reproduction correct because I just spent a lot of money and now I'm scared ? It is unlikely, however, from your description that it is a 'hand done' process, but rather that it is some sort of photo-mechanical process. 1. Ok, thank you for your expert advice. Thanks for your help! Thank you for your swift response. If you bought it anywhere other than a legitimate dealer's store then it could well be a fake. It was advertised as 18th century.A third plate shows an ex-libris. The lithograph has been colored. I have found some copper plates and I have no clue if this is an interesting find or not: I very recently purchased 3 copper engraved plates in a local thrift shop in Belgium. You may see an original print of this at the San Francisco Museum (Achenbach Foundation) It is displayed on-line. If all of this leaves you in the same ‘guessing’ spot, then my advice is this…have it authenticated. A single engraving can produce thousands of prints. After further online research, I found an eBook https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=Al1NAQAAMAAJ&rdid=book-Al1NAQAAMAAJ&rdot=1 (free to read). I think it is a woodcut print that is lightly tinted with watercolour. Even some "faulty" points are there, on the late as in the print. Triangular flicks or stabs, characteristic of a burin stroke, are also indicative. I have a Carington Bowles print "The comical hotch potch, or the alphabet turn' posture master". Good job tracking that down. Any original will have "some" value, but the poor condition means their value is less. Stamped on the framing material is thename of an auction house/framing co in Florida which is no longer there. 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