Audubon Part 1 – Including the Wild Turkey

Audubon 001 Wild Turkey Birds of America Museum quality giclée print

Audubon Part 1 Audubon’s illustrations were published in 87 Parts between 1827 and 1838 and the total collection numbers 435 paintings. The cost of buying a complete collection immediately is beyond the dreams of most collectors, so Heritage Prints has devised a system to enable this dream to come to be realised over time. Part […]

How your giclée print wil look on your wall in real life

How your giclée print will look on your wall

How your giclée print will look on your wall in real life When you visit the website and find a print that you like, it is often difficult to imagine what it would look like in your home. Do the colors of the print match with my interior? What is the size of the print […]

Our rigorous process of printing your individual facsimile

Re-art cheques the giclée print Heritage Prints A giclée print is not a poster

Our prints are not posters; they are perfect facsimiles Our prints are not posters; they are perfect facsimiles. They are identical to the originals, and your response to them will be identical to your appreciation for the original great artworks. The process of creating a facsimile Founder Gies Pluim in Teylers Museum The process of creating […]

Audubon’s larger birds are most sought after

John James Audubon Birds of America Plate 406 Trumpeter Swan Giclée Print

Audubon wanted to paint his birds life-size The Bird’s of America is the original book with paintings by Audubon. It contains 435 watercolors divided into five separate volumes. In this post, we pay attention to the larger birds that Audubon painted.  15 illustrations can be seen in an image carousel at the end of this […]

Audubon’s Great Auk became extinct

Audubon painted the Great Auk, despite the fact that he never saw a living specimen, leaving us a lasting record of this extinct species. Audubon’s Great Auk. Plate 341 Audubon painted five birds that are now extinct. One of these is the Great Auk, a seabird measuring 75 cm in height, which bred on rocky, […]

Audubon painted the pigeons, observed the flocks and took notes

Why did the Passenger Pigeon become extinct Audubon

Audubon painted the pigeons, observed the flocks and took notes. The Passenger Pigeon was once the most abundant bird. Not only in America, but perhaps in the whole world. In 1800 North America was filled with more than five billion Passenger Pigeons. Passenger pigeons were hunted by Native Americans, who treated nature with enormous respect […]

The quality of facsimile and giclée prints

Gies Pluim and Marcel Salome Re-art with a giclée print

When writing this post, a big smile comes across my face. It reminds me of my late father. Like world travelers of the 18th and 19th centuries he believed in the beauty of nature, as it was portrayed in art. The art of nature Seeing the most beautiful illustrations of animals, birds, flowers, butterflies and […]

Why I do not buy my online giclée prints framed

Why do I not want to buy my giclée prints framed.

Frames protect your giclée print from damage and degradation, and the prints look much better when framed. However, the qualify of the frames, and the cost of framing, varies enormously and a frame can even be more expensive than the print itself. In addition, the colour and design of the frame will need to be […]