How engravings and paintings are framed.

Framed and matted engraving
  • Usually glass is not used when framing a painting, and sometimes a linen liner is added.
  • The surface of the engraving doesn't touch the glass, since the mat is about 1/16 of an inch thick.
  • Mats and Frames come in many colors, styles and sizes. An acid-free mat is preferred so it won't damage the engraving.
  • Here is a picture of some of the frames available at R. Michelson Galleries.
Click the picture for a larger view.

Click to see a larger view of some of the frame samples at R. Michelson Galleries

Framing the Engraving

The Mat and Engraving are inserted into a Frame with glass or Plexiglas (the clear glass can't be seen in this picture) to cover and protect the engraving.

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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