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This Original Vintage 1956 Photogravure Comes Professionally Dry Mounted On 8 x 10 inch Archival Presentation Mat Board And Is Ready To Place In A Standard Size Frame. The watermark name "Fine Photo Galleries" does not appear on the actual print.
Dennis Stock (American, 1924 - 2010) - American photographer and journalist, member of the Magnum photo agency for 6 decades. Best known for his photographs of the 1950's - 1960's American jazz scene and the now iconic images of a young James Dean on the cusp of stardom. Stock met James Dean in 1955, a few months before Dean's untimely death. They became fast friends and Stock undertook a series of photos of the actor in Hollywood, Dean's hometown in Indiana, and in New York City. Dean invited Stock to come to his hometown and spend time with his family and friends giving Stock complete freedom to shoot as he pleased.
His original vintage photogravure is from those intimate shoots which captured the young Dean in candid and relaxed moments away from the rigors of the movie world. Actor James Dean spending a quiet moment in the empty auditorium at Fairmount High School where he first performed. Date Of Negative: 1955 Type Of Print: Authentic Vintage Sheet Fed Photogravure/Heliogravure. Paper: Medium weight - matte finish. Approximate Image Size: 4.5 x 6.5 inches.
Print Border: No - full bleed print Condition Grade: Extra Fine + + Verso: Professionally dry mounted with archi val materials onto 4ply museum mat board. Registered Vintage Archive Serial #. C ertificate Of Authenticity (COA): Yes - Gallery Certified COA from Fine Photo Galleries. Yes - tamper proof hologram certification affixed to print mount verso and COA.An authentic (NOT a computer scanned reprint), genuine 1956 sheet fed photogravure plate by the internationally renowned American photographer. Whether you collect photogravure prints or are simply looking for extraordinary home or business decor, this atmospheric photogravure will frame and display beautifully! This photogravure is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed. CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Archive & Database.
Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a high quality sheet fed gravure plate. READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing.Your vintage print will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame. Each vintage artwork comes with a fully authenticated gallery certified Certificate Of Authenticity. This COA contains a unique serial number and small corresponding tamper proof hologram with matching serial number affixed to the backside of the print with archival adhesive. Our exclusive authentication system and the ensuing COA/Hologram not only provides our clients with essential peace of mind but, adds value to the print in the future by providing provenance and the original gallery authenticity guarantee documents. ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE: Photogravure is an intaglio print making process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transferred to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image. The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph.
Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making. In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to its significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renowned photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process. Unauthorized copying or use of ANY PART of this description is prohibited.
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/Image Width 6.5 in.