graduate in the history of Fine Art, with art
school training in the practice of printmaking,
Elizabeth Harvey-Lee is an honorary Fellow
of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers.
She is a regular exhibitor at the annual London
Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy each
business was established in 1986 and for over
twenty-five years has specialised in the sale
of artists’ original
etchings & engravings
(woodcuts, lithographs, etc) from the late Middle
Ages to today, by both major, and interesting
minor, European and British artists.
earlier days the stock concentrated exclusively
on artists’ prints from the period c1490-c1940
but in more recent years has widened its remit
to include works by a small number of more recent
for a period of fourteen years, Elizabeth ran,
from its inception, the Print Department at Phillips
Auctioneers in London. In 1993 she and her husband
relocated to north Oxfordshire, conveniently
situated at the very heart of England.
from the website, two fully-illustrated new stock
catalogues are issued each year to subscribers.
For details please lick on Catalogues on
the navigation bar above.
small selections of Old Masters; Modern
British; and Modern Continental Prints; Prints
by Women; and Prints under £250,
are showcased from general stock. Previous selections
are archived. Please see Monthly
full list of back Catalogues details
their contents. On-line indexes to the past catalogues
give an indication of the artists whose work
is handled regularly and by whom Elizabeth is
also interested in acquiring further examples.
This section also includes several on-going e-catalogues
raisonnés of the graphic work of individual
Exhibitions will be presented intermittently.
Previous exhibitions will be archived; some
items may be still available, or duplicates
have been acquired subsequently.
various Techniques and
processes of printmaking are described together
with a historical survey of their development.
hope you will enjoy an exploratory wander through
the website. It is updated regularly.
website is primarily intended as a means of making
contact. It gives only an indication of the variety
of the stock. Please email or ring to discuss
what else might be currently available, and to
enquire about purchasing prints.
logo is based on a Dutch 17th century ‘Pot’ watermark,
with my initials replacing those of the paper
illustration on the right shows a typical watermark
from the period, similar to the one that
inspired my logo.
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may be something of an anomaly, on a website
essentially concerned with artists’ original
printmaking, to choose as the only two permanent
illustrations examples which strictly speaking
one would not perhaps classify as artist’s
they are wonderful complementary images (and
printmaking is above all about the power of the
image) and apposite, showing the making of a
print or more specifically the printing of an
impression from an etched copper plate, and a
print lover’s ardent search for the end
product, an image to add to his collection.
Goulding, Master Printer to the Society of
Painter-Etchers from 1890, examining a proof
with Martin Hardie, amateur etcher and assistant
Keeper of Prints at the Victoria & Albert
Museum. A photogravure by Emery Walker, c1907.
Honoré Daumier’s A
wood-engraving by Alfred Prunaire, who exhibited
regularly at the Paris Salon from 1867.
Engraved after Daumier’s painting of
further selection of interesting images of printmakers
at work, and especially of the process of intaglio
printing, are to be found in the Techniques section
of the website.