Prints display an enormous wealth of techniques, expressive possibilities and contents: whether decor, cult, caricature, illustration, advertising or political influence, all are put on paper with woodcut, linoleum print, copperplate engraving, etc. – but not everything achieves collector’s value and classification is not always easy.
Graphic art is the ideal introduction to collecting art and it is not for no reason that numerous experts see a strong growth potential in the print market.
The arts and crafts sector is characterised by its immense diversity and covers all facets and epochs of European arts and crafts, but also special collectors’ items such as globes, ancient or scientific instruments, Christian devotional objects, etc. Not infrequently, well-known workshops or artists are behind the objects.