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Epson Digigraphie® Collection at the Louvre museum

Epson Digigraphie® Collection at the Louvre museum

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29/11/07

In partnership with FNAC and Epson, the Louvre has selected 12 paintings by the famous artist, Ingres to be produced as limited edition prints.

It is the key art event for Spring 2006. The Louvre museum and the RÚunion des MusÚes Nationaux (RMN, consortium of French museums) are exhibiting the 80 paintings and 104 drawings by Ingres. Whether or not you make it to Paris to see the works of art for yourself, it is now possible to own a limited edition print from the collection.áThe selection of pictures can be viewed at FNAC Photo web services. All prints are produced as limited edition prints on fine art paper under the Epson Digigraphie« Collection label[1].

The 12 Ingres paintings from the Digigraphie Collection are printed in 6 different sizes by Martin Garanger Atelier on Epson Smooth Fine Art Paper:

• 24x30cm series numbered 1 to 1000 (€35)

• 30x40cm series numbered 1 to 1000 (€60)

• 45x50cm series numbered 1 to 250 (€80)

• 50x60cm series numbered 1 to 250 (€100)

• 80x110cm series numbered 1 to 100 (€250)

• 110x160cm series numbered 1 to 100 (€500)

Digigraphie is becoming increasingly recognised in the world of art, making the Epson name synonmous with the highest quality colour reproduction. Digigraphie allows photographic artists and painters to create limited, certified editions of their original works of art, using Epson's most advanced print technology.

The advantage for artists is that they can control the quality themselves, as well as the number of prints produced, ensuring that each one is a perfect reproduction of their original work, capturing the same emotions and aspirations.

Ingres (1780-1867): “a revolutionary, albeit an inward one”

Long regarded as the ultimate representative of the Davidian neo-classicism and the avowed rival of Delacroix, Ingres is above all, to use his own words, “a revolutionary, albeit an inward one.” His originality must be appreciated by reference to the classical rules and precepts that he embraced with such conviction, and that he transgressed with much the same fervor.áThis Ingres retrospective gives equal weight to all facets and all phases of the artist’s career, from the primitivism of his youth to the glorious indecency of the last nudes, the culmination of his “love of women” and unclassifiable modernity.

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