Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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What is a Relief printing?

What is a Relief printing?

Relief printing is the process of etching or cutting a printed surface so that the design which will be printed is the only part left. Removing all the parts not wanted in the final product allows only the design to be printed.

Image © Enrico Castellani

Roy Lichtenstein

Yellow Pillow, 1994

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

USD 265,000

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Composizione, 2015

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 1,790

Enrico Castellani

Superficie, 1975

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 3,670

Enrico Castellani

Superficie, 1979

Limited Edition Print

Relief printing

EUR 1,100

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Action painting

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