Melchior d' Hondecoeter, 1690 - The Menagerie - fine art print

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Background information on the painting, which has the title "The Menagerie"

The classic art masterpiece The Menagerie was created by Melchior d' Hondecoeter in 1690. Besides, this piece of art is included in the Rijksmuseum's collection located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. With courtesy of - Rijksmuseum (license: public domain).Furthermore, the artwork has the following creditline: . Besides this, the alignment is portrait and has an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Melchior d' Hondecoeter was a male painter from the Netherlands, whose art style was primarily Baroque. The Baroque painter was born in the year 1636 and died at the age of 59 in 1695.

Original description by the museum's website (© - Rijksmuseum - Rijksmuseum)

Presented here are two squirrel monkeys from Central America, two white sulphur-crested cockatoos from Australia, a grey parrot from Africa and a purple-naped lory – on a chain at the lower left – from Indonesia. Hondecoeter combined these creatures and several other splendid birds in this painting, which was destined for Het Loo, the palace of William III. It hung above the door of the king’s private apartment.

Background information about the original artpiece

Title of the artwork: "The Menagerie"
Categorization: painting
General category: classic art
Artwork century: 17th century
Year of creation: 1690
Artwork age: over 330 years old
Exhibited in: Rijksmuseum
Location of museum: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Rijksmuseum

The artist

Name of the artist: Melchior d' Hondecoeter
Artist gender: male
Nationality: Dutch
Professions: painter
Country of the artist: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: old master
Art styles: Baroque
Life span: 59 years
Year born: 1636
Year of death: 1695

Materials you can pick

For every art print we offer a range of different sizes and materials. You can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Aluminium dibond print (metal): An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with an impressive effect of depth. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your ideal start to the sophisticated world of art reproductions on aluminum. For the Aluminium Dibond print, we print your artwork onto the aluminium composite surface. Colors are luminous and vivid in the highest definition, the details of the print appear crisp and clear.
  • Printed acrylic glass: The print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a UV print on plexiglass, will turn the original into marvellous home decoration. Your work of art is printed with modern UV direct print machines. The great upside of an acrylic glass fine art print is that contrasts and also painting details will be more visible with the help of the delicate gradation in the print. The plexiglass with real glass coating protects your selected fine art print against light and external influences for several decades.
  • Poster on canvas material: A poster print is a UV printed flat canvas with a slight surface finish. Please keep in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6 cm round about the artwork in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Canvas: A canvas direct print is a printed canvas stretched on a wooden stretcher. A canvas makes the distinctive effect of three dimensionality. Your canvas of your favorite work of art will allow you to transform your new fine art print into a large size collection piece. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is easy to hang up the Canvas print without extra wall-mounts. Therefore, a canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.

Structured product details

Print categorization: art copy
Method of reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Production method: UV direct printing
Production: manufactured in Germany
Stock type: on demand
Product usage: wall art, gallery wall
Image alignment: portrait format
Image aspect ratio: (length : width) 1 : 1.2
Interpretation of image ratio: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Fabric variants: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Picture frame: not included

Important legal note: We try our best in order to depict our products as closely as possible and to demonstrate them visually in our shop. Although, the pigments of the printing material and the print result might differ somehwat from the representation on the device's screen. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, not all colors will be printed one hundret percent realistically. Bearing in mind that all our art prints are printed and processed by hand, there might also be slight deviations in the exact position and the size of the motif.

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