Unknown, 1200 - Dragon - fine art print

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General specifications from the museum (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Tail coiled, claws extended, and feet braced, this dragon is a powerful counterpart to the lion opposite. Medieval beasts, whether real orimaginary, were often imbued with symbolic meaning, as they are in animal fables today. It is not always possible, however, to reconstruct their specific intention in a given monument, and such beasts could be for “aesthetic delight,” as one thirteenth-century archbishop commented. The monastery from which this fresco comes was abandoned in 1841.

Artpiece details

Title of the painting: "Dragon"
Artwork categorization: painting
Generic term: classic art
Century: 13th century
Created in: 1200
Artwork age: 820 years
Original medium: fresco, mounted on canvas
Original size (artwork): Overall: 131 x 132 in (332,7 x 335,3 cm) (top panel): 83 x 132 in (210,8 x 335,3 cm) (bottom panel): 48 x 132 in (121,9 x 335,3 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website of the museum: www.metmuseum.org
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1931
Creditline: The Cloisters Collection, 1931

Background information on the artist

Artist: Unknown
Professions: painter
Artist category: old master

Structured product information

Product categorization: wall art
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production technique: digital printing (UV direct print)
Manufacturing: made in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Intended usage: wall gallery, wall picture
Artwork alignment: portrait format
Image aspect ratio: 3 : 4
Image ratio interpretation: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Available reproduction fabrics: canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Framing of the artprint: not included

Pick your favorite item material

The product dropdown menu provides you with the possibility to choose the size and material of your choice. The following options are available for individualization:

  • Canvas: The canvas direct print is a printed cotton canvas mounted on a wood frame. Furthermore, a printed canvas creates a lively and pleasing ambience. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight. This means, it is easy and straightforward to hang up your Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. Because of thatcanvas prints are suitable for any kind of wall.
  • The poster print on canvas material: A poster print is a UV printed flat canvas with a granular structure on the surface. Please note, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm round about the artwork in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Metal print (aluminium dibond): An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with an outstanding depth effect. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your perfect introduction to fine art replicas with alu. For the Print On Aluminum Dibond, we print your favorite artpiece onto the surface of the white-primed aluminum material. The white & bright components of the original work of art shimmer with a silk gloss but without any glow. The direct print on aluminium is the most popular entry-level product and is a truly sophisticated way to showcase art reproductions, since it draws attention on the replica of the artwork.
  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, which is often named as a an art print on plexiglass, will turn your favorite original work of art into marvellous home décor. Your favorite artwork is being manufactured thanks to the help of state-of-the-art UV direct print machines. This creates the impression of sharp and rich colors.

The 13th century masterpiece with the title Dragon was painted by the master Unknown. The more than 820 year old original version was made with the size: Overall: 131 x 132 in (332,7 x 335,3 cm) (top panel): 83 x 132 in (210,8 x 335,3 cm) (bottom panel): 48 x 132 in (121,9 x 335,3 cm) and was painted with the technique fresco, mounted on canvas. Today, this piece of art forms part of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, which is one of the world's largest and finest art museums, which includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.. The artpiece, which is in the public domain is being included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1931. Furthermore, the work of art has the creditline: The Cloisters Collection, 1931. Further, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait and has a ratio of 3 : 4, which means that the length is 25% shorter than the width.

Important information: We try in order to describe the products as closely as it is possible and to demonstrate them visually. Still, the tone of the printing material and the print result can diverge marginally from the presentation on your device's monitor. Depending on the screen settings and the quality of the surface, colors might not be printed as realisitcally as the digital version depicted here. Given that the fine art prints are printed and processed manually, there may also be slight variations in the size and exact position of the motif.

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