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This Vintage 1988 Photogravure Comes Professionally Dry Mounted On 20 x 16 inch White Archival Presentation Mat Board And Is Ready To Place In A Standard Size Frame. Photographer: Bruce Weber (born 1946) - American fashion photographer and filmmaker best known for his advertising photography for clients Abercrombie & Fitch, Calvin Klein, Pirelli, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Gianni Versace and others.
Weber's work has been featured regularly in GQ, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle and Life magazines. His nude studies from the 1980's along with those of Herb Ritts and Robert Mapplethorpe are considered to be some of the finest created in that decade. He has produced a number of notable films including "Let's Get Lost" which focused on jazz great Chet Baker. During his prolific career Weber has created numerous images which are now considered iconic for their time.
Subject: Bodyguards, Las Vegas, Nevada. Type Of Print: Authentic Vintage Sheet Fed Photogravure Plate. Paper: Medium weight - satin/matte finish Print Origin: Spain Approximate Image Size: 11 x 8.5 inches Mount Board Size: 20 x 16 inches Mount Board Color: White Print Border: No - full bleed print. Condition Grade: Fine + + Verso: Professionally dry mounted with Bienfang archival materials onto 4ply museum mat board. Registered Vintage Archive Serial #.An authentic (NOT a computer scanned reprint), genuine 1988 sheet fed photogravure plate produced from the original negative/print by the internationally renowned American photographer Bruce Weber. This sheet fed photogravure was engraved and printed in high quality sheet fed gravure by the H. Fournier engraving house in Spain in 1988.
Whether you collect photogravure prints or are simply looking for extraordinary home or business decor, this atmospheric photogravure will frame and display beautifully! This photogravure is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Archive & Database.Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure plate. The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the actual print.
READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Your vintage print will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame.While most of our clients frame our quality mounted vintage prints right out of the box exactly as delivered, you also have the option of adding an overlay window mat in the color or style of your choice which can be inexpensively done with a quick visit to your local arts/crafts store or framing shop. Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made 275 lb. Triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto. ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE: Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transferred to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image.
The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph. Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making. In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to its significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renown photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process.
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The item "1985 Semi Nude SHOWGIRL Las Vegas By BRUCE WEBER Female Costume Photo Art 16X20" is in sale since Monday, January 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".The seller is "finephoto" and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.