Collecting Guide: 10 key things to know about Prints & Multiples

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From woodcuts to lithographs, originals vs editions, the importance of different types of paper, and much more besides. Illustrated with standout works offered at Christie’s

1. What is a print

A print is any work of art made in multiple iterations, created through a transfer process. There are many different types of prints, and the process is constantly evolving, but the four best-known techniques are etching, lithography, screenprint and woodcut.