What is a giclee?

Giclee (a french word pronoucne zhee-clay) is a fancy form of ink jet printing that can be used to make high quality reproductions of paintings, posters and photographs. Numerous famous have made giclees, including photographers Richard Avedon and David Bailey and painter Stephen Holland. A photographer can scan an original negative or transparency and make a giclee from that.

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