WE OFFER MANY OF OUR DESIGNS
ON OVERSIZE UP TO 44" X "65 (1.20 X 1.70 meters)
fine art paper or all-natural cotton canvas
The French word "giclée"(zhee-klay)
means: a spray of liquid.
It refers to the latest and most sophisticated printing technology.
Contrary to mass quantity printing processes, gicléees are
slowly produced one by one,
with better color accuracy, richness, detail and depth than offset lithography
most other means of reproduction
The giclée printing process provides a superb quality of fine
true to the original, and if printed on Canvas,
has the look and feel of an original oil painting.
Giclées are now commonly found in museums & art galleries.*
Under typical home or office
lighting, and depending on the papers used,
giclées made with quality pigmented inks are estimated to last
between 70 & 130 years without noticeable fade.
our own giclées with hight quality archival inks
on all-natural COTTON canvas (NO synthetic!),
& the best acid-free fine art and photographic papers.
are tougher and far more durable than paper prints
& do not need to be framed . However, framing is often an excellent
complement for any picture, including oils & giclées on canvas.
We offer several framing option.
Giclées printed on canvas should be treated with a "clear
coat" acrylic protection.
We coat all our canvas giclee prints with a ROLLED,
DOUBLE layer of anti-fading
UV, anti scratch,
waterproof protective clear satin glaze. They will stand even harsh light conditions. They do not need glass or plexiglass
They can be delivered either rolled or stretched on bars.
on paper should be frame mounted behind glass or,
if on Arches paper, may be mounted on a panel and varnished.
mistake a "giclée" with an ordinary paper print pasted
(glued) to a canvas.
examples of giclee prints can be found in New York City at the Metropolitan
Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Chelsea Galleries. Recent
auctions of giclee prints have fetched $10,800 for Annie Leibovitz,
$9,600 for Chuck Close, and $22,800 for Wolfgang Tillmans (April 23/24
2004, Photographs, New York, Phillips de Pury & Company.)