Guide for Constructing the Letter C

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Medium10.9 × 16 in

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Overview

Museum quality Giclee print – Premium fine art paper, 100% cotton, acid-free, archival – Image size: – Total size:

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Joris Hoefnagel (1542 – 1601) was a pivotal figure in the history of Dutch art, playing an important role both in the latter stages of the Flemish illumination tradition and the birth of the new genre of still life. In the last decade of his life Hoefnagel was appointed court artist to Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, and it was in this time that he appended Georg Bocskay’s Model Book of Calligraphy, of thirty years previous, with his own beautifully exquisite “Guide to the Construction of Letters”, examples from which are shown below. In each he surrounds the typographic diagram with a colourful array of symbolically charged motifs and, for some, an excerpt from the Bible which begins with the letter of focus. (Image source: The Getty)

Museum quality Giclee print printed using archival inks on premium fine art paper — 100% cotton, finely textured, and acid-free archival substrates purposefully chosen for optimal historical art reproduction. Orders for US and Canada will be printed on Epson’s Somerset Velvet (255gsm); Australian orders on Hahnemühle’s Photo Rag (188gsm); and all other orders on St Cuthbert Mill’s Somerset Enhanced Velvet (255gsm).

All frames are custom made to order.

  • Solid wood with a 3/4″ face (and 1″ depth for US orders, 3/4“ elsewhere).
  • 2” acid-free 4-ply natural white mat with beveled edges
  • Shatterproof, high quality UV-shielding acrylic glazing
  • Archival acid-free foam core backing

Why acrylic instead of glass? Although more expensive than glass, like most art-sellers and galleries we’ve chosen acrylic for its superior UV protection, and because it is also lighter and much less breakable — not only does this ensure it gets to you safely, but also handy for when you might want to move house in the future!

Unframed prints will be shipped in quality tubes, and framed prints expertly and securely packed to make sure they arrive in top condition.

US, Canada, UK, EU, Australia Everywhere else
Unframed $12 $18
Framed $20 $30 for S, M, L, and $45 for XL.

Delivery

All prints, framed and unframed, sent via tracked service. Unfortunately, we are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Estimated delivery times from day of ordering are as follows:

  • US — 4 to 12 business days
  • Canada — 6 to 14 business days
  • Australia — 3 to 19 business days
  • UK — 7 to 10 business days (unframed), 14 to 17 business days (framed)
  • EU — 8 to 12 business days (unframed), 15 to 19 business days (framed)
  • Everywhere else — 10 to 14 business days (unframed), 17 to 21 business days (framed)

Duty

If ordering to addresses outside of the US, UK, EU, Canada or Australia you may be required to pay duties and taxes to claim your package, depending on your local customs office.

Returns

As the prints are custom (made specifically for the image, size, and frame colour you have chosen) then we can only accept returns or refunds in the case of incorrect or damaged goods. For more info see our Returns Policy.

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