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Photogravure etchings are a visual experience like none other. Printed with richly pigmented inks on hand-made European etching papers or Japanese washi, their unique depth, texture, and tonality project an extraordinary three-dimensional quality. Below the images on this page, please scroll down to About the artist, links to the story of what makes these prints possible, and to various Series of images. To select what fits your own surroundings and style, click any of the images below, or those in any Series, to see them full-screen. In the United States, the prints available exclusively from Conrad Graeber are marked as such.
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305. Time and Time Again. 33 x 25 cm (13 x 10") photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on 47 x 38 cm (19 x 15") Mitsumata washi (2014)
167. Silk Houses ・ 繭の里。. 19 x 15 cm (8 x 6") photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on 30 x 25 cm (12 x 10") Magnani Pescia paper (2003)
247. Earthfolds, 26 x 35 cm (11 x 14"), photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on 38 x 47 cm (15 x 19 ") Fabriano Tiepolo paper (2008)
333. Openings, 26 x 35 cm (10 x 14"), photogravure etching, Izote French Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper (2019), Pathways Series, Vityaz Bay, Russia
332. Renewal. 35 x 27 cm (14 x 11") photogravure etching, Izote French Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper and Mitsumata washi (2019), Pathways Series, Vityaz Bay, Russia
334. Network-7. 35 x 24 cm (14 x 10" ) photogravure etching, Izote French Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper (2019)
330. Climax Forest. 35 x 26 cm (14 x 10") photogravure etching, Izote French Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper and Mitsumata washi (2017)
329. Veiled Desire. 28 x 19 cm (11 x 8") photogravure etching, Izote French Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper and Morisawa washi (2017)
315. It All Comes Down to This. 43 x 31 cm (17 x 12"), photogravure etching, Warm Black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo (2014); Blackwater Falls, West Virginia, U.S.A.
311. Press/Release. 27 x 20 cm (11 x 8"), photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on Rives BFK (2014); weathered rock at Vityaz Bay, Primorsky, Russia
310. Our Gift, 41 x 30 cm (17 x 12") photogravure etching, Warm black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo (2014)
320. Nocturne, 20 x 14 cm (8 x 6") photogravure etching, Carbon black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo paper (2015).
325. Peak Experience. 44 x 30 cm (18 x 12") photogravure etching, Izote Mars Black etching ink on Rives BFK paper (2016)
319. Myriad Destinies, 43 x 31 cm (17 x 12"), photogravure etching, Warm black etching ink on Fabriano Tiepolo (2014)
305. Time and Time Again, 33 x 25 cm (13 x 10"), photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on Mitsumata washi (2014) Furusato Series, Hakone
300. Here and There ・ 移り行く, 20 x 14 cm (8 x 6"), photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on Mitsumata washi (2014) Seascapes Series, Daikakuji, Kyoto
308. Network-3, 26 x 34 cm (10 x 14"), photogravure etching, Carbon Black etching ink on Mitsumata washi (2014) Seascapes Series, Ine, Japan
313. Further Reflection ・ 西芳寺。 26 x 21 cm (10 x 8") photogravure etching, Black etching ink on Fabriano paper (2014)
Etched in memory. Printed with richly pigmented inks on hand-made European etching papers or Japanese washi, the unique depth, texture, and tonality of photogravure etchings project an extraordinary three-dimensional quality. Encompassing the 500-year European intaglio copperplate etching tradition, and a millennium of Asian influences, an extraordinary discovery awaits your exploration. For any question regarding how to make this visual experience part of your everyday life, please ask.
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In Inklings: Photogravure etching is part of the 600-year intaglio tradition. From developments in the previously unrelated fields of optics, light-sensitive materials, and etching, a new medium arose to express the aspirations of its time and our own. To learn more, you can use the Japanese order form ・ 作品の購入 in any language. For advice and information, just send an email or use the inquiry form ・ お問い合わせ. Your inquiry is always welcome.
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Video from a visit to Nara: Returning to Nara and Yoshino
Plaisirs inattendus, l'art de la gravure; exposition des gravures de la Mongolie par Peter Miller à Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, France; entretien avec Mireille Turquois, Secrétaire de l'Association Touraine-Mongolie, et vernissage, Manoir du Tour, Saint Cyr-sur-Loire (en français)
Comments on Peter Miller photogravures by Olga Zotova, Far East University of Vladivostok, and by Alex Gorodny, Director of Artetage Museum of Modern Art, Vladivostok-TV (in Russian)
'Kamakura's Way', Part 1: An introduction to Kamakura's history, culture, and Buddhist lore through visits to its temples and ancient pathways (日本語)
'Kamakura's Way', Part 2: A visit to the temple of Zuisenji, guided by its head priest; and a dance enactment of the Yoritomo-Yoshitsune drama at Hachimangu (日本語)
'Kamakura's Way', Part 3: Etching and printing a photogravure copperplate in Peter Miller's workshop; Zen as part of everyday life, discussed by the Buddhist priest at Engakuji before a zazen session (日本語).
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The newest Network: Network-7, textures ranging from brilliant to cave-like black.
Etched copperplates linked to the prints made from them: Photogravure Copperplates
The portfolio book Clairvoyant, published by Revue K; 14 beautifully printed images from an exhibition in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, France, with an Introduction by Jean-Yves Couteau and an essay by art philosopher Marie Parra-Aledo. Dappled Things pairs 23 photogravures by Peter Miller and with 23 poems by Robin Chapman. Both books are designed by Roman Kames in Paris, and printed on 200-gram Tintoretto paper by Imprimerie Daniel in Prague. Each may be purchased separately, or both together for a discounted price.
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