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It is important for us to know that you make an informed choice when selecting works of art, therefore we encourage you to use our glossary of fine art terms which will be successively enlarged with the concepts, techniques and technologies which can be found in descriptions of works of art offered for sale.

Recommended reading:

  • Słownik terminologiczny sztuk pięknych, PWN, Warszawa 2002
  • Jerzy Werner, Technika i technologia sztuk graficznych, Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków 1972
  • Jorki Catafal, Clara Oliva, Techniki graficzne, Arkady, Warszawa 2004, 2005
a limited series of identical signed prints/casts made from the same plate/mould
the person responsible for making the edition
(lat. aqua fortis – strong water, nitric acid), an acid intaglio technique where the drawing is carved into the plate using a needle to expose the bare metal from under an acid-resistant varnish. The intensity of the strokes is determined by the depth of the carvings.

The law

When exporting or importing works of art from or to Poland we advise you to familiarise yourself with the current legal regulations. ...


Out of concern for works of art we include here a few basic guidelines on how to handle the works in your possession. ...

Investing in art

Investing in works of art is one of the most pleasant forms of investing. In order to be successful, we recommend you familiarize yourself with a few guidelines and rules by which the art market operates. ...

Useful links

Centre for the Protection of Public Collections www.oozp.pl ...

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