Collotype Prints, div. of Museum Facsimiles manufacturers of American made picture frames and framed mirrors.
Collotype printing is a 19th century printing process that is considered the finest technique for the reproduction of fine art. Great color saturation is a striking feature of collotypes; however, because of the relatively long time it takes to produce a collotype print and the expense of the process, the craft has slipped into obscurity.
"The pre-eminent Viennese firm Max Jaffé (1875–early 1990s) was renowned for its superb fine art reproductions. Its American subsidiary, the Arthur Jaffé Heliochrome Company, closed in the 1980s . . . "
These collotype fine art prints were printed by Max Jaffe Press in Vienna and Arthur Jaffe Press in New York. Each print was printed on heavy paper and the quantities are very limited.
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