Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Signed Limited Edition Print?

Signed Limited Edition Prints are published in small quantities on high quality archival paper and canvas prints that are signed by the artist and numbered at one of the lower corners of the image, to ensure their collectability and value. The numbering is a fraction, with the top number indicating the number of the image, and the bottom number signifying the total number of images in that limited edition.

What is a Certificate of Authenticity?

The Certificate of Authenticity provides guarantee of genuineness and it comes with a limited edition print that verifies its title, edition size, number in the edition and other relevant information, such as the date of release, size, and other information of the artist.

What does Conservation Standard Mounting mean?

Conservation Standard Mounting ensures archival quality for the artwork with extra steps taken by creating a metal barrier between the wooden frame and the mat board. Through this service, acid free backing board can also be included for a completely acid free presentation. Although these extra steps may not be required for artwork that can be duplicated, it is recommended that all original and signed artwork is taken care of with these precautions.

What is the Fine Art Trade Guild?

The Fine Art Trade Guild is the representing organization of the fine art and framing industry, which is based in London, and operates in the United Kingdom and Ireland primarily, and in less proportion in New Zealand.

What is a Giclee Print?

A Giclee print is a digital ink jet print that is used for reproducing artwork and photography. For this, a highly refined ink jet print head is used, that has thousands of tiny nozzles, to spray very fine, overlapping layers of pigmented ink on a paper or canvas and thus, create stunning prints with superior clarity and colour.

What is a Double Mount?

A double mount is two pieces of mount board that may or may not be of the same colour. Here, the upper mount has a larger space than the under mount and it is seated on top of the under mount to show some of the under mount through it. The under mount can be of a contrasting colour to surround the work with a thin line of that colour.

What does sold-out mean?

When a print is "sold-out", it means it is sold-out at the publisher, which is sometimes prints available at the original publisher's price from galleries, depending upon the length of time elapsed following the publication.

What is the secondary market?

The secondary market is the network of dealers, artists, and collectors that can be found for images that are sold out at the publisher. Such images are more expensive in most cases as they tend to be popular ones in demand, and at times, difficult to find.

What payment methods do you accept?

If you order via this web-site, the only payment option is Paypal. This allows you to pay by all mayor credit cards. You do not need a PayPal account to pay via PayPal.

What are the shipping costs?

Unlike many other websites that have special rules and lots of fine prints, we offer free shipping on all domestic and European orders, with no minimum order sizes or special exceptions to ensure your paintings and prints reach you in immaculate condition through a National and International courier service that is fully insured. Free shipping is available for orders from the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, Netherland, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Portugal.

Do you ship outside of European Union?

We do not ship outside the European Union via the web-site due to problems of customs and safe shipping. Of course, I am happy to discuss shipping terms with you that allow you to receive the paintings. Hence, for further inquiries on shipping and payment options, I am accessible for direct contact.

What is your returns policy?

As I understand that you may want to return a product to me at some point of time, I have created a 30-day returns policy to enable you to return any products to me under appropriate circumstances. This policy is applicable to all our customers irrespective of the geographical location as it does not affect the statutory rights.

If I return the print, do I have to pay the postage for the return?

Yes. As per the returns procedure, you will be responsible for paying postage costs associated with returns under the returns policy.

Where can I see more of your works?

You can find more prints of the artworks and information pertaining to them by visiting the website - www.priti-patel.com.

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