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Fine Flemish Realism Limited Edition Print David E. Weaver, Curiosity
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Fine Flemish Realism Limited Edition Print David E. Weaver, Curiosity

The size of Sheet: 19 3/4" W x 23 3/4" L
The size of Image: 18" W x 22" L
Artist: David E. Weaver (1956-2010)
The title: Curiosity
The Year of Printing: 1994
Medium: Offset Lithograph on 120# Mowhawk Acid Free Archival Paper
Printer: Pioneer Graphics, Winter Prt, Florida, waterless printing technology.
Publisher: Midland Trail Gallery
Signed on Lower left: David E. Weaver in pencil
Edition No.: 30/2500, Aps: 100 existing
This is fine Flemish Realism style painting done by David Weaver.
It has old style lamp on left side with a butterfly sitting
at the bottom area of lamp. There is a cat looking curiously the butterfly.
The detail of kitten fur as well as lighting source is great.
We will ship the print in tube.

David E. Weaver (1956-2010)
David was born in Bellevue, Ohio on November 20th, 1956. He was a gifted child from the beginning of his life, both an artist and musician. David joined the United States Air Force and moved Texas where he trained as an air traffic controller. He began working at the Travis County Sherriff’s Department in Austin, TX, after receiving an honorable discharge from his military service. David started his career in law enforcement but it was in forensic science art, crime scene investigation, and fingerprint identification that he found his true calling. During this time David also continued his artistic pursuits, painting, learning ceramics. In 1986 David moved to Alaska and furthered his career by working at the Alaska State Crime Lab. In Anchorage David expanded his work in fingerprint identification and crime scene investigation. He was an inventor, and developed numerous patents, including the Vapor Wand— a cutting-edge technology that pioneered a completely new means of fingerprint recovery. He was bestowed with the 1992 Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award for his dedication to the field of criminal justice in Alaska. Despite his success in the field of forensic science, David had always dreamt of leaving the field to pursue art full-time. At the peak of his career, David left Alaska and moved to West Virginia to make this dream a reality. He opened an art gallery and pottery studio, and for 13 years he worked as an artist. David was a potter, as well as a painter in the style of the Dutch old masters of Flemish Realism. He also taught painting workshops and gave private painting lessons around the country. His works can still be viewed on around the country. David Weaver was truly a Renaissance man. He was driven, alive with ideas, and his creativity, unwavering focus, and dedication to his work is reflected in the quality of his art, his forensic science success, the numerous inventions he patented, and the many students of art and forensics who continue his legacy. As an artist, David Weaver was known for his love of Flemish Realism and work on intricate still life. He passed away September 2010 at young promised age. We offer several fine works of David’s Flemish Realism Still life limited edition offset works. Each print came with The certificate of Authenticity signed and numbered by David Weaver as well as his finger print on COA. Please also note back of each print bear his fingerprint with his initialed.

Since this print done by Waterless Printing process:
The quality of art work looks more like Original lithograph print.
The following is result of advantage by Waterless Printing.
David Weaver's print does not have shiny surface rather feel of Original Lithograph matte finish.
The advantages of waterless printing includes the following:
*Higher screen rulings, resulting in better image definition, increased print contrast, and the elimination of rosette patterns.
*Greater color range than conventional offset plates.
*Higher ink densities with excellent ink holdout on any paper.
*More consistency of color during the run.
*Sharper dots and more highlight and shadow detail.
*Elimination of ink-and-water balance variables yields reduced running time and waste.
*Better registration control (elimination of paper stretch caused by fountain solution). *Elimination of dampening solution result in no emission of hazardous VOCs if using alcohol.
*No waste water or fountain concentrates to worry about.
The cost of Waterless printing is more expensive than
Conventional Offset Printing.
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