Arkansas Code Title 4. Business and Commercial Law § 4-73-301. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Artist” means the person who conceived or created or conceived and created the master image for, or which served as a model for, the print;

(2)(A) “Fine print” includes, but is not limited to, an engraving, etching, woodcut, lithograph, monoprint, or serigraph;

(B) A fine print is “signed” if the artist autographs the finished print, irrespective of whether it was signed or unsigned in the plate;

(3) “Impression” means the printed image on suitable material, whether paper or any other substance, made off the plate by printing, stamping, casting, or any other process commonly used in the graphic arts;

(4) “Plate” means the plate, stone, block, or other material used for the purpose of creating the print from which the impression or impressions were taken;  and

(5) “Reproduction” means a copy of an original print made by a commercial mechanical process, but not a unique print made from the original plate.


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