Questions on Art Reproduction

Are copies of art as good as original?

Are copies of art as good as original?

Art copies of art have been going on for centuries; Off the top of my head I can date it as far back as the 15th century with copies of woodblock illustrations. Even, the famous Italian painter, Raphael who was impressed with copper engravings had prints made of his own designs. However, it’s the hand […]Read More

Fabulous Masterpieces Publishes New Art Reproduction Magazine

Hello Everyone! Fabulous Masterpieces has published the first ever art reproduction magazine in the industry.  We’ve tried to include some interesting and helpful articles on art reproduction with lots of different examples to show you too. Plus portraits hand-painted by our top 2 portrait artists, Tom Lloyd and Sam Banks.  To view the publication just […]Read More
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Art Reproduction: is it as good as the original?

Art Reproduction has been going on for centuries; I can personally date it as far back as the 15th century with reproductions of woodblock illustrations. Even, the famous Italian painter, Raphael who was impressed with copper engravings had prints made of his own designs. However, it’s the hand painted art reproductions of famous paintings that […]Read More

Art Reproduction Examples and A Special 30% Off!

Hi Everyone, I thought I’d show you some recent examples of a new art reproduction artist that we’re just put onto our books. Everyone meet Esther and her paintings. This is Esther’s art reproduction of a Caravaggio painting alongside the original for you to compare and contrast. Caravaggio’s painting is entitled Saint Jerome and was […]Read More
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Why do prices vary so much with fine art reproduction companies?

When you’re looking to commission an art reproduction of your favourite painting you’ll notice that American companies are generally a lot cheaper than European and UK art reproduction companies. There is a reason for this, and it’s called quality! Although most companies profess to paint museum-quality art reproductions, the standard really does vary. The majority […]Read More
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Art Reproduction – The Differences in Quality Explained

If you’ve been surfing the internet for art reproductions of a favourite painting that you want to have copied, you will have undoubtedly come across different levels of quality; Ranging from paintings that look like a bunch of toddlers have painted them to some mighty impressive looking reproduction oil paintings, that wouldn’t look completely out […]Read More
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Art Replicas – High vs Low Quality Canvases

What would you want your portrait or fine art replica painted on?! If you were an architect or builder you would want to build a house on a solid and strong foundation, otherwise the effects could be dire. The same goes with art. A canvas is the foundation of your painting and you need it […]Read More
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Does Art Reproduction have a Value?

Does Art Reproduction have a value? I get a lot of emails delivered into my inbox from people asking about art reproductions. What they are, the process, copyright questions etc, so I thought I’d do a series of posts on the most frequently asked questions I receive regarding art reproduction.  Funnily enough, a lot of […]Read More
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How to tell if art is a reproduction

How to tell if art is a reproduction 1. Archival Evidence Research Research Research….. Doing some research and getting your hands on documents that provide information about the painting or its earliest owners is clearly a good step in assessing if the painting you have or are looking to buy is an original or an […]Read More