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How engravings and paintings are framed.


    copper plate that is engraved on to make engraving     unframed engraving
  • The picture of the plate is larger than the image on the paper to show more of the detail.

  • The paper is cut with enough room to leave a good margin to work with.

  • Notice the engraving is reversed into a mirror image of the plate.


Printed Engraving

This is the copper plate on the left, or top, that was used to print the engraving (see a slideshow of an engraving being printed in the Step by Step Gallery).

The engraving is on the right or bottom,shown after printing and before matting.



Want to purchase Max Standley's artwork for your home or office?
Please contact R. Michelson Galleries to see and purchase available paintings and/or engravings (or Fine Impressions for engravings.

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