Claude Venon’s artwork has been reproduced using the world’s finest method for capturing original art. McGreevy Prolab in Albany, New York utilizes the BetterLight Large Format Digital Capture System which creates absolutely breathtaking images. BetterLight’s pure RGB pixel data captures billions of colors with outstanding detail and clarity. According to Neal McGreevy, accurately reproducing an original work of art is an intricate process that demands the patience of a skilled technician and a keen eye for color. McGreevy’s Giclée printer utilizes a 12-color pigment ink technology that has remarkable archival permanence ratings in excess of 150 years. The wide color gamut, rich saturation, deep blacks, definition and detail make these prints truly stunning.
Media Choices and Description:
Hahnemühle German Etching:
Founded in 1584, Hahnemühle is Germany’s oldest and most prestigious paper mill. German Etching is mould-made from 100% Alpha Cellulose (a very pure form of wood pulp with the same properties as cotton rag). This paper has a magnificent course texture and a “natural white” base color. With outstanding D-max (black), exceptional contrast, and vivid color reproduction, you can not go wrong with German Etching paper. Acid free. Weight = 310gms
UltraSmooth Fine Art Paper:
This 100% cotton hot press rag paper has an extremely smooth surface for incredible detail, outstanding D-max (black), exceptional contrast, and vivid color reproduction. The base color is “natural white” with a slight cream color. This paper is not only acid free, but it is also lignin and chlorine free, with a calcium carbonate pH buffer for superior archival properties. Weight = 250gms
Premium Canvas Matte:
This tight-weave heavyweight canvas is made from a durable blend of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. This cotton/poly formulation is critical, as it allows the canvas to be stretched without sagging. The surface is factory primed with a special matte coating optimized for giclée printing. The image quality is superb with excellent D-max (blacks), nice contrast, and true color reproduction. Weight = 375gms
The Giclée prints of Claude Venon’s original artwork are being offered as limited editions of 250 in each available size (8×10, 11×14, 16×20). Two prints are offered in larger sizes based on the size of the original paintings (Wood Island and Maine Inlet). In addition to a unique number, each print is embossed with a seal of authenticity featuring the artist’s signature.