Printmaking is generally defined as the creation of multiple impressions of an image. Each print may features slight variations with individual examples usually known as ‘impressions,’ and multiple impressions as an ‘edition.’

Among the many varieties of printmaking are woodcuts, engravings, etching, mezzotints, lithographs and screenprints.


Japanese ghosts and real women

08 April 2024

During his travels to Europe, Winfield Robbins (1841-1910) amassed some 150,000 prints that he later left to his hometown of Arlington, Massachusetts.


One of the Four Indian Kings visits a US saleroom

11 March 2024

Rare prints from a remarkable collection deaccessioned from a library in Massachusetts came for sale at Tremont Auctions (24% buyer’s premium) on February 25.


Historic works hold their own at London Original Print Fair

11 March 2024

Despite print fair’s focus having shifted over the years, more traditional works still play an important part


Five questions with print dealer Gwen Hughes

11 March 2024

Gwen Hughes is among the exhibitors at the London Original Print Fair.


Frederick Austin: an artist of the old school

26 February 2024

Group of works by a maker who used mostly traditional techniques creates a secondary market test


Deaccessioned rare prints collection comes to Boston auction house

16 February 2024

A remarkable collection of prints amassed by Winfield Robbins (1841-1910) of Arlington, Massachusetts have been deaccessioned and will be auctioned.

Edward Hopper's etching Night Shadows

Edward Hopper etching tops Bonhams’ print sale in Los Angeles

25 January 2024

American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is known for his moody views of his native New York with his paintings often imbued with garish light and contrasting bright and muted colours.


Remarkable Rembrandt print prices as Christie's disperses Sam Josefowitz collection

02 January 2024

Rembrandt prints were a prominent feature of the London Old Master sales in December.

Linocut by Cyril Power

Bring me sunshine: Rare Cyril Power linocut in demand at Bonhams

18 December 2023

Many of Cyril Edward Power’s (1872-1951) most sought-after subjects for his futurist-style linocuts involve different methods of public transport.


Collector Interview: Dedicated to the etchings of the Detmold twins

18 December 2023

Based on his own 50-year collecting odyssey, Iain MacPhail has privately published a hardback catalogue raisonné of the etchings created by the prolific Victorian and early 20th century book illustrators Charles Maurice and Edward Julius Detmold. Here he talks to ATG about his collecting passion.


Escher’s deep fascination with the Amalfi Coast

27 November 2023

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) arrived on the Amalfi Coast in 1923 and ultimately created more than 100 works there based on the landscape.


Rare set of Keika chrysanthemums kept intact

13 November 2023

The late 19th century Japanese artist Keika Hasegawa remains something of an enigma.


Phyllis Lucas Gallery's drawings and art come to auction in New York

30 October 2023

On November 4, Roland Auctions in New York will offer the final part of a vast gallery inventory of original prints, lithographs, etchings and paintings.


Mansion once owned by marquis furnishes desirable lots

16 October 2023

On November 8 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Aguttes will auction contents from La Maison Sémonville.


Prints aplenty in the US

09 October 2023

A Rembrandt drypoint of 'Jan Uytenbogaert, The Goldweigher', 1639, is among the offerings at this year’s The IFPDA Fair (International Fine Print Dealers Association). Brought by Childs Gallery of Boston, it is offered for $36,000.


Early Hockney print emerges in Georgia

02 October 2023

An early printed work by David Hockney (b. 1937) comes for sale at Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 14.


De Lempicka picks Art Deco style for her mandoline player

02 October 2023

'Femme a la Mandoline' was among the first paintings in what would become Tamara de Lempicka’s (1898-1980) full signature Art Deco style.


Chrysanthemums in full bloom at Bonhams Skinner

02 October 2023

The late 19th century Japanese artist Keika Hasegawa remains something of an enigma.


New dress? How Souper

02 October 2023

With crossover appeal between modern prints and vintage fashion, this Souper Dress attracted strong attention at a recent US sale.


Queen singer Freddie Mercury found his prints charming

02 October 2023

Music legend’s art collecting was little known but prolific