How to Use
A guide to finding artwork and creating an account.
14 March, 2018 by
How to Use
David Oppenheimer
  • The advantage of creating an account on

    • How to create an account

    • Log in to your account

    • Viewing orders.

    • Using wish lists.

  • How to navigate our website.

    • How to search by artist

    • How to search by type of artwork

    • Sorting by name or price.

  • Purchasing on

    • How to add to cart.

    • Checking out and payment methods.

    • Taxes

    • Shipping and Delivery methods.

    • Terms and Conditions

The advantage of creating an account on

Creating an account on our website allows you to keep track of your order history, create a wish list for the artwork you may want to purchase, and save your customer information for future purchases to expedite the check out process.  If you prefer to purchase artwork directly in our store or over the phone, you can also track these orders via your online account.  If you have purchased from us previously, and would like to merge your old account with you online account, please contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

How to create an Account
  1. Click "Sign In" at the top right corner of the Main Menu.

  2. Click "Sign Up" at the bottom of the form.

  3. Fill out the form with your preferred email address, name, and a password.

  4. Click "Sign Up" Button.

  5. You will be returned to the Home page of, if you have successfully signed up, you should now see your name at the top right corner of the Main Menu.

  6. Click your name at the top right corner to either view and edit your account information, or Log out of your account.

How to Log in to your account when you return to
  1. Click "Sign In" at the top right corner of the Main Menu

  2. Enter your email address and password in the form.

  3. Click "Sign In"

Viewing Orders on your Account
  1. Once you are logged into your account click your name at the top right corner of the Main Menu.

  2. Click "My Account" on the drop down menu

  3. You will now have the option to view your Orders, Invoices, Quotations, and Tasks.

    1. A quotation is an unconfirmed order.  This may be generated by adding something to your cart, but not purchasing it, or calling a sales representative and having them draw up a quote for you.

    2. An order is a confirmed sales order.  This will be generated if you purchase artwork on our website in our store.

    3. An Invoice is generated for each sales order.  Generally, if you purchase something online, the invoice should match the sales order with the same information.

    4. A Task, is generated if you have conservation or framing associated with one of your orders.  Please contact [email protected] if you would like access to your tasks.

Using Wishlists on your Account
  1. Log into your account or create one using the above instructions.

  2. When you are viewing artwork click the heart-shaped  button on the artwork to add it to your wish list.  A new menu item on the Main Menu will appear called wish list.  It will have a number next to it with the number of pieces of artwork you've added to your wish list.  

  3. Click on the  Wishlist Main Menu item next to your name to access your  Wishlist.  From here you can add the artwork to your cart, remove the artwokr from your wishlist, or view the artwork.


With over 10,000 individual pieces of artwork on our website, finding the right piece of artwork for you can take some time.  We have organized all artwork by artist, edition, and type of artwork to help ease navigation and quickly find the artwork you are looking for.

How to search by artist
  1. Click Shop on the Main Menu

  2. On the left side of the screen, you should see a drop down list of the different types of artwork on our website

  3. Click on the > symbol next to the type of artwork you select. this will open up the artist list for that specific type of artwork.

  4. To select the artist you'd like, simply click the name of the artist and the shop will immediately show all artwork by that artist.  If you'd like to narrow your search further, you may click the > symbol next to the artist to see the editions of artwork available for that artist. 

  5. Click the edition you'd like to browse and the artwork in that edition will appear in the main gallery section of the screen.

How to search by type of artwork
  1. Click on "Shop" in the Main Menu at the top of the screen.

  2. On the right side of the screen there will be a check box for "Oppenheimer Editions Prints" and "Antique Original Prints".

  3. If you'd only like to browse antique artwork, click the box next to "Antique Original", and only antiques will show up.  If you would only like view our Oppenheimer Editions Prints, click "Oppenheimer Editions Print" instead, and only our modern print offerings will show.

  4. You may now use the Artist selection tool as described above in the "How to search by artist" section to further narrow your results.

    1. Antique Original on our website refers to artwork refers to prints created in the 1600's, 1700's, and 1800's utilizing engraving, etching, aquatint, and lithography.

    2. Oppenheimer Editions refers to prints produced using modern digital technology that look exactly like the originals.  Many of the Oppenheimer Editions prints you view are produced in collaboration with major institutions such as the Field Museum of Natural History, the New-York Historical Society, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Sorting by Name or Price.
  1. When navigating the "Shop" section, you may sort any selection by either Name, Price: decreasing order, or Price: Increasing order.

  2. Name will sort alphbetically.

  3. Price: decreasing order will sort all artwork from the selection from highest price to lowest price.

  4. Price: increasing order will sort all artwork from the selection from lowest price to highest price.

Purchasing on

When you find a piece of artwork that you'd like to purchase, you may purchase the piece on our webstore by adding the artwork to your cart and checking out.  You may also call our shop Monday through Saturday between 10am and 6pm CST to place an order.  We can ship nearly anywhere in the world.

How to add artwork to your cart.
  1. When viewing artwork in the gallery view, you may click the cart  button to add artwork to the cart.  A dialog box will appear allowing you to check out immediately or continue shopping to select additional pieces of artwork. A new button on the Main Menu will appear called cart.

  2. When viewing artwork on the product view, you may add to cart by clicking the cart  button.  The same dialog box will show up.

Checking out and payment methods
  1. After you have made your artwork selections, click  My Cart to view the contents of your order.

  2. From the shopping cart screen, click the Process Checkout  button.

  3. Fill out your Billing address on this screen.  If you have your own account with us, this will already be completed. Click the Next  button when you are done.

  4. On the next screen, you may select your billing address as your shipping address. If you'd like to ship to another location, you may opt to enter an alternate address as the shipping address, then click Confirm .

  5.  On the Confirm Order screen you will be able to review your order and select your shipment method.  If everything looks good, click the Pay Now  button on the bottom right corner. You will be redirected to a payment page.

  6. You will be presented with two options, log in to your paypal account to check out with your paypal account or a credit card, or click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" to pay with the payment method of your choosing.  You will be directed to the appropriate payment page.  Simply fill out the form and click "Pay Now" at the bottom of the screen.

  7. You will be redirected back to our website.

  8. If you'd like to make a purchase on our website, but would like to use another form of payment such as wire transfer or check, please email us at [email protected]  or call 312-642-5300 during regular business hours to place the order.  Always feel free to reach out to our staff if you have any questions about the check out process.

  1. 10.25% sales tax will be collected on all orders being delivered within the state of Illinois.

  2. If you place an order that will be delivered out of state, we collect no taxes on the internet order.

Shipping and Delivery Methods.
  1. UPS Ground Shipping - If you select this option, we will ship the artwork via UPS ground as soon as the order is processed and ready for shipment.

  2. UPS Expedited Shipipng - If you select this option, we will ship the artwork via UPS 1 day or 2 day as soon as the order is processed and ready for shipment.  Which ever is safer and more efficient.

  3. If you'd like to pick up artwork at our gallery, we recommend calling a representative at 312-642-5300 or emailing [email protected] to place the order.  Or you may place the order online and we can refund the shipping charge to you should you decide to pick it up

Terms and Conditions
  1. Refer to our Terms and Conditions page for a full list of our policies.

How to Use
David Oppenheimer 14 March, 2018
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