What does giclée print mean?

The term is often used loosely to mean any fine-art, most of the time archival, printed by inkjet. It is often used by artists, galleries, and print shops to suggest high quality printing, but since it is an unregulated word it has no associated warranty of quality.

Giclee is a French word meaning “to spray”. This refers to how an inkjet printer works and how giclee prints are usually produced.

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