Signing and dating art prints
In several recent conversations with artists, the subject arose of where we sign our work. I sign my work on paper with my last name on the front in the conventional right hand corner.I sign my paintings with my full name on the back so as not to interfere with the edge-to-edge color field.This new Federal style became associated with America's evolving national identity.Graceful details distinguish Federal homes from the pragmatic Georgian Colonial style.See a 20th century Dutch Colonial Revival bungalow German Settlers in the American colonies used local materials to recreate building styles from their homeland.Schifferstadt Architectural Museum in Frederick, Maryland is a landmark example of German Colonial Architecture.
Inspired by the work of the Adam brothers and also by the great temples of ancient Greece and Rome, Americans began to build homes with Palladian windows, circular or elliptical windows, recessed wall arches, and oval-shaped rooms.Shown here, a Georgian Colonial home in Sandwich, New Hampshire.Photo © 2005 Jackie Craven Georgian Colonial became the rave in New England and the Southern colonies during the 1700's.British who settled in the New England colonies built rustic, square homes with details drawn from medieval Europe.Learn more: Colonial Houses in New England The Stanley-Whitman House in Farmington, Connecticut is a remarkably well-preserved example of New England Colonial residential architecture.
Picasso—whose has probably the most widely identified artist signature in the world—might have disagreed, and there are others, including some early Rymans with the name so large it’s part of the composition, but I’m with Wood on this.