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A.M.G. Paris 1932 - Original, 1st. b&w vintage unpublished gravure print (previously nor later), by the noted Lithuanian Bauhaus student, painter and photographer Moï Ver, beautifully printed in deep high quality héliogravure. Size of image : 31.0 x 23.5 cm, mounted on special acid free off-white card board, 30 x 40 cm, with a passe-partout (framing) in likewise card board and that can easily be removed. A 100% guaranteed flawless copy in as new condition. Héliogravure is a very sophisticated ancient reproduction process of art photography, rather unique in it's kind and known for their soft mat and charcoal like surface (fragile) that gives an almost 3D effect. It is an intaglio (incised carving) printing process - in the 1920's and -30's still half manually and half mechanically conducted and abandoned in the late 60's. Images are printed by making printing plates in copper : 1st. a photo-chemical process that creates the intaglio surface where the photographic image is etched into a copper plate, 2nd. the copper plate is used to print the image onto special etching paper using inks. This can sometimes create some irregularities in the image, but they are mostly hardly visible and not disturbing. This image is nevertheless exceedingly rare. Shipped flat, well protected in solid card board envelope. [Attributes: First Edition]
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Last Found On: 2014-07-27           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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