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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 […]

20% DISCOUNT on all AUDUBON giclée prints

Heritage Prints 20% DISCOUNT on all AUDUBON giclée prints

20% DISCOUNT on all AUDUBON giclée prints Painter and naturalist John James Audubon is widely considered to be one of the greatest bird artists of all time. He changed the way we see the natural world. Image carousel of Audubon’s paintings. Or choose any other Audubon giclée print.    Audubon Plate 221 Great Blue Heron […]

Audubon’s Great Auk became extinct

John James Audubon Birds of America Plate 341 Great Auk Giclée Print

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 can I not buy my online giclée prints framed?

Why not 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 […]

Why are John Goulds illustrations so special?

Gould - Asia 6 - Formosan Bamboo-Partridge

Gould is often referred to as the ‘father of birds’ and nearly 3,000 unique images were produced during the span of his long career. As a gardeners son Gould loved animals and was deeply passionate about the natural world. During his travels, he met Elizabeth who was as keen on natural history as he was. […]