(a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) Artist. -- "Artist" means any person who conceived or created:
(1) The master image for a fine print; or
(2) The master image which served as the model for a fine print.
(c) Fine print. --
(1) "Fine print" means a printed image on paper or any other suitable substance which has been taken off a plate by printing, stamping, casting, or any other process commonly used in the graphic arts.
(2) "Fine print" includes an engraving, etching, woodcut, lithograph, or serigraph.
(d) Person. -- "Person" includes an individual, corporation, business trust, statutory trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity.
(e) Plate. -- "Plate" means a plate, stone, block, or other material used to create a fine print or from which a fine print is taken.
(f) Print. -- "Print" means a fine print.
(g) Signed print. -- "Signed print" means a fine print autographed by the artist, whether it was signed or unsigned in the plate.
An. Code 1957, art. 83, § 178; 1975, ch. 49, § 3; 2010, ch. 611, § 2.