Fra Carnevale, 1467 - The Birth of the Virgin - fine art print

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Artwork information as provided from The Metropolitan Museum of Art website (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art -

Breaking with convention, the artist shows the Madonna’s birth in contemporary terms. In the background the newborn baby is bathed by midwives while in the foreground women greet each other. The imposing palace, patterned on the Ducal Palace of Urbino, is decorated with reliefs derived from Roman sculpture. The picture is from an altarpiece commissioned in 1467 for Santa Maria della Bella in Urbino (a companion panel is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). In Florence, Fra Carnevale worked with Filippo Lippi; he also knew the paintings of Piero della Francesca and probably met the architect-theorist Leon Battista Alberti.


The masterpiece was created by the male Italian artist Fra Carnevale. The original creation measures the size: 57 x 37 7/8 in (144,8 x 96,2 cm) and was produced with the technique of tempera and oil on wood. It belongs to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. This classic art public domain artpiece is included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers and Gwynne Andrews Funds, 1935. The creditline of the artpiece is the following: Rogers and Gwynne Andrews Funds, 1935. On top of that, alignment is portrait with a ratio of 2 : 3, which means that the length is 33% shorter than the width. Fra Carnevale was a male painter, architect, active midth century, whose artistic style can be attributed mainly to Early Renaissance. The artist was born in the year 1416 and deceased at the age of 68 in 1484.

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In the product dropdown selection you can select your individual size and material. That is why, we allow you to choose among the following options:

  • Aluminium dibond: This is a metal print made on aluminium dibond material with an impressive effect of depth. The white & bright parts of the work of art shine with a silky gloss, however without any glare. This UV print on Aluminum Dibond is one of the most demanded entry-level products and is a sophisticated way to display fine art reproductions, as it draws attention on the whole artwork.
  • Print on acrylic glass (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, often referenced as a an art print on plexiglass, changes the original artwork into marvellous wall décor. With an acrylic glass art print sharp contrasts and minor artwork details become identifiable due to the granular gradation. The real glass coating protects your custom art replica against light and external influences for many years.
  • Printed poster on canvas material: The Artprinta poster is a UV printed sheet of flat canvas with a nice finish on the surface. A printed poster is appropriate for framing the art replica in a custom frame. Please keep in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm round about the artwork in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • The canvas print: The canvas print, not to be mistaken with a canvas painting, is a digital copy printed directly on cotton canvas. How can I hang a canvas print on my wall? The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which means that it is quite simple to hang up the Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Because of thata canvas print is suited for any type of wall.

Short overview of the artist

Artist name: Fra Carnevale
Also known as: Bartolomeo di giovanni corradini, Fra Carnevale, Corradini Bartolomeo, Bartolomeo Corradini, Fra Bartolommeo Di Giovanni Corradini Carnevale, Carnevale Fra, Fra Carnovale, Master of Barberini Panels, Bartolommeo di Giovanni Corradini, Carnovale Fra, Carnevale Bartolomeo di Giovanni Corradini, Carnovale Bartolomeo di Giovanni Corradini, Corradini Bartolommeo di Giovanni, Master of the Barberini Panels, Master of the Barbarini Panel, Carnevale Fra Bartolommeo Di Giovanni Corradini, Giovanni Angelo di Antonio da Camerino, fra carnavale
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: Italian
Jobs of the artist: painter, active midth century, architect
Home country: Italy
Classification of the artist: old master
Art styles: Early Renaissance
Age at death: 68 years
Birth year: 1416
Year of death: 1484

Artwork specs

Artpiece title: "The Birth of the Virgin"
Classification of the artpiece: painting
General term: classic art
Artwork century: 15th century
Year of creation: 1467
Age of artwork: over 550 years
Painted on: tempera and oil on wood
Artwork original size: 57 x 37 7/8 in (144,8 x 96,2 cm)
Museum / location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum's webpage:
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers and Gwynne Andrews Funds, 1935
Creditline of artwork: Rogers and Gwynne Andrews Funds, 1935

The product specifications

Product categorization: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production process: digital printing (UV direct print)
Manufacturing: produced in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended product use: gallery wall, wall gallery
Alignment: portrait format
Aspect ratio: 2 : 3 length to width
Image ratio implication: the length is 33% shorter than the width
Materials you can select: canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47", 100x150cm - 39x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47", 100x150cm - 39x59"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) options: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Framing of the artprint: not included

Important legal note: We do in order to describe our art products as clearly as possible and to illustrate them visually. Nevertheless, the pigments of the print products and the printing might vary somehwat from the image on the screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the nature of the surface, not all colors are printed one hundret percent realistically. In view of the fact that all art prints are processed and printed by hand, there may also be slight discrepancies in the size and exact position of the motif.

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