Originally posted by llis
It is supposed to be archival ink with a life span of about 100 years and is said to rival the original. I've seen these and I can tell the difference. I'm sure you can too.
I look for brushstrokes. The absence of them usually gives it away.
Also, the 1287/3500 at the bottom also gives it away.
That Robert Kincade guy sue is making a lot of money selling his giclees. I think they are garbage, personally. At least the $50 oil paintings you see at some places (I imagine a huge studio in China where they mass produce those things and the "artists" get paid $2/hr) are original works of craftsmanship.