Wenceslaus Hollar, Portrait Of An African Boy, 1645, etched print, 3 x 2½in (7 x 6cm), Daniel Crouch Rare Books, priced £15,000 at the London Original Print Fair.

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The picture, copies of which are owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Royal Collection Trust, is available for £15,000.

Change is in store for the event – billed as London’s longest running art fair – as it moves to Somerset House on the Strand for its 37th edition, from May 26-29. This is its first in-person staging since 2020, when it took place at The Royal Academy, the long-time home.

Daniel Crouch is among the newcomers who also include Hidden Gallery, ICA, Manifold Editions and Whitechapel Gallery.

As in past years, the emphasis is on Post-war and Contemporary prints. Among the 48 exhibitors are Cristea Roberts, dedicating a stand to Paula Rego, and Cynthia Corbett Gallery, exhibiting a hand-applied platinum portrait of the queen by Deborah Azzopardi to celebrate the jubilee.


Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn, The Light of the Soul, screenprint, c.1930, Gerrish Fine Art, available for £950 at the London Original Print Fair.

There is also a good supply of older works too, from traders such as Osborne Samuel Gallery, Elizabeth Harvey Lee and Gerrish Fine Art.

The fair retains its online Print Platform, where 84 international dealers offer works.

Helen Rosslyn, director of the LOPF, says: ”We are very excited to be holding a physical event again and have had overwhelming support from our loyal exhibitors.”