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The Romans did not believe that to have a copy of an artwork was of any less value that to have the original

The Romans did not believe, as we do today, that to have a copy of an artwork was of any less value that to have the original. Greek art certainly had a powerful influence on Roman practice; the Roman poet Horace famously said that “Greece, the captive, took her savage victor captive,” meaning that Rome …

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Giclee Prints

Reproduction Print Sales Impact Artists in a Big Way The commercialization of the art business is nowhere more evident than in the marketing of reproduction prints, particularly giclees (computer prints of digital files) by businesses presenting themselves as fine art publishing companies. These days, many artists are also publishing digital prints of their art. The …

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