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May I confirm from what you say that you are content to grant the rights to print but are concerned to ensure that you also have the potential right to print in the future for the reason you refer to please?
I'm following up on the above. Without some further information from you as above, I am limited in what I can say on the matter but in the hope it is helpful nonetheless, I will provide you with the following broad answer. If you are able to kindly provide me with the above further information or if you have any further questions generally, I will be delighted to expand on the following - please just reply back to me in this case:
Notwithstanding the above, in general terms based upon what you say, you would need to consider granting a non-exclusive licence to the commission client to reproduce the work but ensure that that licence is not exclusive further ensure that you do not sign over any further intellectual property rights in relation to the painting other than the right to reproduce the same on the above non-exclusive basis.
This would ensure that the client in question is free to reproduce the work as you agreed but not on an exclusive basis and accordingly if you later reproduce the work yourself or indeed together action in relation to the work, you would not be in breach of any copyright as you have not granted any rights other than a limited non-exclusive licence to reproduce the work
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