What is an archival pigment print?
Archival pigment printing is a process which provides better color accuracy than other means of reproduction. Archival pigment printing is an industry accepted standard for fine art reproduction, used throughout museums and galleries. Numerous examples of archival pigment prints can be found in New York City at the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and in Chelsea galleries. Some auctions of archival pigment prints have fetched $10,800 for Annie Leibovitz, $9,600 for Chuck Close, and $22,800 for Wolfgang Tillmans (April 23/24 2004, Photographs, New York, Phillips de Pury & Company). In archival pigment printing, no screen or other mechanical devices are used and therefore there is no visible dot screen pattern. By using this process, the image has all the tonalities and hues of the original artwork. Our archival pigment prints are printed on Somerset Enhanced 100% cotton fiber using fade-resistant, archival pigment-based inks. The paper is made using quality materials and b