Custom Framing of Joan Miro Original Etching

Posted February 19, 2018

Upon Arrival

A client recently brought in this multi-plate color etching by Joan Miró for restoration and custom framing. The artwork has been returned to stable condition through the removal of mold and stains, as well as the strengthening of the weakened paper fibers.

before custom framing
Before custom framing


Custom Framing

Following the restoration, we gave the etching a new archival Crescent Cardboard mat and a hand-gilded Larson-Juhl moulding from the L7 collection, inspired by Le Corbusier. This moulding is elegant but simple enough not to distract from the artwork. Properly restored, this superb example of an uncommon printmaking technique will remain in excellent condition for many years to come.

after custom framing
After custom framing


Etching is an antiquated printing process initially used as a means of commercial reproduction. The process involves exposing a metal plate to acid and etching lines into the plate that will hold ink. After inking the plate, it runs through a printing press. Etchings like this one are particularly labor intensive because each color requires a separate plate.

Our Commitment

As a custom framing shop, we appreciate the level of care and attention to detail that went into the creation of this fine art print. We make it our business to treat your artwork with that same level of care. We also recognize the importance of using archival materials and reversible methods in order to preserve your art in the best possible condition. Our team pays close attention to the construction of our frames to ensure that the corners align perfectly and the finish is even and consistent. Each completed piece goes through multiple quality checks guarantee the satisfaction of our customers.

Mr. Brainwash in Chicago

Posted March 29, 2017

Recently we worked on a very special project for a private client in downtown Chicago. This artwork is an original Love is the Answer by Mr. Brainwash that a private client brought to us for framing. We gave it the best treatment: it has a 5″ float on Crescent Cardboard Co, LLC Museum Solids, museum quality plexiglas and a beautiful distressed silver moulding from Universal Arquati. We also provided delivery and installation services from Jake Feldman Fine Art Installation, LLC who did an expert job facilitating this project. The overall dimensions were close to 4.5 feet by 6 feet, making it one of the largest artworks Peterson Picture has framed and installed!


As you can see, it was no problem for our team of art handlers and installers. We can coordinate pick up and delivery nationwide for any art project!

The previous framer had the artwork in a small poster frame. On our site visit we analyzed what finishes would match the client’s existing decor and what treatment would best preserve the artwork against damages. We used Museum Acrylic from Tru Vue to protect the artwork from UV rays, you might be able to see the window reflection in the art!

Mr. Brainwash is a pseudonym used by French-born, LA based street artist Thierry Guetta. He is most known for shooting the footage from the Banksy documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop. Guetta organized some of Banksy’s earliest shows in LA, eventually creating his own work which our client purchased. Graffiti, pop culture references and screen printing techniques define street art as a genre.

River North Design District Fall Gallery Walk – September 9th!!

Posted July 20, 2016



Due to great success, the River North Design District Fall Gallery Walk returns on Friday September 9th, 2016. Continuing a partnership with Chicago Gallery News and Luxe Interiors + Design participating showrooms will exhibit artwork from both emerging and established artists curated by Daniel Kinkade Fine Art. Showrooms will host special hours, remaining open until 9 PM. Design enthusiasts and art connoisseurs alike will enjoy a special evening.

Our partners include: Cambria, Peterson Picture Company, Chicago Gallery News and Luxe Interior + Design Magazine

Schedule of Events:

5:30pm– VIP Champagne Kickoff Party at Golden Triangle featuring artist Adam Siegel

5-9pm – River North Design District Gallery Walk (showroom addresses and artist details listed below) sponsored by Petersen Picture Company

6-7pm– Live Art: Phillip Schalekamp will be creating charcoal drawings on paper at The Tile Gallery

8-10pm – After party hosted by Cambria at The Chopping Block. RSVP is required, space in limited. RSVP HERE. 

Adam Siegel On Exhibit at The Golden Triangle:
330 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60654

Lynn Basa & Gale Gand On Exhibit at Jesse Home Element:
745 N Wells St Chicago, IL 60654

Phillip Schalekamp On Exhibit at The Tile Gallery- LIVE ART:
555 North Franklin Chicago, IL 60654

Melissa Herrington and Jaime Foster On Exhibit at Chicago Luxury Beds:
440 N Wells St #100n Chicago, IL 60654

Marketa Sivek On Exhibit at Studio 41:
225 West Hubbard Street Chicago, IL 60654

Darren Jones On Exhibit at Oscar Isberian:
120 W Kinzie St Chicago, IL 60654

Natasha Kohli On Exhibit at Organic Looms:
401 North Wells St. Chicago, IL 60654

Adam Thomas and Debra Balchen On Exhibit at Montauk Sofa:
401 North Wells St. Chicago, IL 60654

Sally Ko (sculpture) On Exhibit at TOTO:
500 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60654

Lisa Caccioppoli On Exhibit at Lightology:
215 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

Michael Del Piero Good Design POP-UP featuring Greg Dickerson at Lignet Roset:
440 N. Wells St #100s, Chicago, IL 6065

Sally Ko (works on paper) On Exhibit at Farrow & Ball:
449 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60654