Behind the face of the print, even before it is lifted away from surface of wood, metal or stone, or pulled from beneath a screen, a complex and multiphased process of production has been engaged – a process overssen by one or more people who are invested in its success.

Between Narbonne and Perpignan in the small picturesque village of Roquefort des Corbières, comfortably encircled by its vineyards can be found one of the most professional and sophisticated lithographic workshops in France. In this unlikely rural retreat, the workshop of Luc and Perlette Valdelièvre-Attlan houses one of the two largest lithographic presses in the world still printing on traditional limestone.

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