Donna con parasoleUndisputed protagonists of the history of art, paintings reproductions have a lush growth.

It's a trend that is not only fashionable, but a meeting between the aesthetic content and your economic possibilities.

In fact, refined customers and highly successful companies increasingly enrich their living and working environment with paintings reproductions.
This trend it’s also followed by prestigious hotels, that decide to welcome guests and visitors in their lobby and their rooms that turn into real art galleries.

This is a new way to live one’s own art in its most authentic form of expression

Amor vincit omnia - CaravaggioEach country has different legislation. For example, in Italy there’s a special law: you can create and trade replicas of paintings of famous artists, provided that their dimensions differ from the original at least of 5 cm. The paintings reproductions must be accompanied by a certificate attesting the origin of each picture, declaring that they are reproductions and there’s no copyright.
According to the copyright’s law, you can copy only paintings of an artist who died at least seventy years ago: in fact in absence of heirs, "royalties" become property of the Ministry of Culture.

Iris - Van GoghIn the early eighties, the demand was mainly addressed to paintings reproductions of Van Gogh, who experienced a significant increase from the auctioning of his Sunflowers (Christie's New York)(a false defined, according to an expert, 10 years later) and Iris (Sotheby's Londra) in 1987. During the '90s, the demand had shifted on copies of Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Manet, Modi, Picasso, Matisse and Gauguin, and 1998 has been the golden age of Cezanne, Tamara De Lempicka and Klimt.

Today in addition to the works of these famous artists, we can see a rising demand of paintings reproductions, of Bouguereau, Modigliani, Waterhouse, and the Flemish as well as the masters of the Renaissance and Caravaggio.
So, in general, from the 14th to the 21th century.

"The authors are the so-called copyists".

Visiting an exhibition of paintings reproductions featuring Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin, Klimt etc. you’ll think that you are watching the originals. Laboratories that perform paintings reproductions are formed by painters, some specialized, others with similar capabilities to their illustrious predecessors, who can make copies of the original.
The master copyist may have studied for so long and in depth that the painter could be able to excite the viewer in the same way, giving off the same expressive power of the original.

In the past, many artists have copied the works of fellow artists, to remember, the same Van Gogh who repainted several times is own works. De Chirico, even the original author of a variation of his work, saying that there are: the real real, the true false, the false false and the true false.

Painting reproductions may be available to everyone!
Although, they can reach numbers of 20, 25 000 euros: this depends on the size and complexity of the work, BUT ESPECIALLY FROM THE QUALITY.

Ritratto di Adele Bloch BauerMany famous artists and people have been caught up from art: from Roger Moore to the Sultan of Brunei, from Sophia Loren to Julia Roberts, and many others. Even the world politics has not been immune, but rather seems captured by passionate "Kiss" by Klimt.

Rages a new passion: to give or get gifts authentic "paintings reproductions", Leonardo, Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Klimt... (for weddings, wedding art as well as furnish rooms with style and elegance, refinement).

This phenomenal success is tied to the fact that the originals are in museums or private collections, and when you can buy some the costs are prohibitive.

Moreover, contemporary art has a language increasingly sophisticated and the crowd is no longer able to engage with art: the past is more secure because "said".

Incredible figures for four paintings were sold, after that in 2006 the cosmetics magnate Ronald Lauder had paid 135 million euros for the "Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer I" by Gustav Klimt. Two paintings by Picasso, "Muchaco with a pipe" (104.1 million dollars in 2004) and "Dora Maar with cat" (95.2 million euros in 2006).


La GiocondaThe market for copies is attracting more and more architects and interior designers; paintings reproductions matches perfectly with the furniture, from classic to modern.

In short, a phenomenal success, a new trend that satisfies the desires of a sophisticated clientèle, the needs of the business world and the most prestigious hotels.

The house is definitely the place where everything, even the particular speak about who lives there. Indeed the details are what makes the house warm and harmonious, they tell of life, experience and personality of its inhabitants.