Edgar Degas, 1873 - A Woman Ironing - fine art print
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Artwork depiction by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Much as Degas was fascinated by the movements of dancers, he was also intrigued by the repetitive, specialized gestures made by laundresses as they worked. This painting, the first of three versions of the composition, is distinguished by its dramatic chiaroscuro, with the woman silhouetted against a luminous white backdrop. Purchased by the singer and collector Jean-Baptiste Faure, the canvas was returned so that Degas could rework it. The artist, however, kept the picture and lent it to the 1876 Impressionist exhibition, receiving praise for his "rapidly done silhouettes of laundresses."
In-depth art product infos
In the year 1873 the French artist Edgar Degas created this work of art named "A Woman Ironing". The original had the size - 21 3/8 x 15 1/2 in (54,3 x 39,4 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the French artist as the technique for the piece of art. What is more, this artwork is in the the digital art collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. We are delighted to mention that the public domain work of art is supplied with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. : H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. Besides, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with a side ratio of 1 : 1.4, which implies that the length is 29% shorter than the width. Edgar Degas was a male photographer, poet, engraver, painter, sculptor, whose art style can primarily be assigned to Impressionism. The Impressionist artist lived for a total of 83 years and was born in the year 1834 and deceased in the year 1917 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.
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Contextual artist metadata
|Alias names:||De Gas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, Degas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas, hilaire germain edgar degas, Degas H. G. E., e. degas, degas e., degas jilaire germain edgar degas, h.e.g. degas, Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar De, degas edgar hillaire germaine, Degas E., דגה אדגר, Degas Edgar Germain Hilaire, hilaire degas, De Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Edgar Degas, Te-chia, Degas Hilaire Germain, Dega Edgar, degas h.g.e., degas h.g.e., edgar hilaire germain degas, degas hilaire german edgar, Hilarie Germain Edgar Degas, h.g.e. degas, degas Hillaire germaine edgar, Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Degas, Jilaira Germain Edgar Degas, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, דגה אדגאר, degas edgar, Degas Edgar, degas hilaire germaine edgar, Degas Edgar Hilaire Germain, Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas|
|Jobs:||poet, engraver, photographer, painter, sculptor|
|Country of origin:||France|
|Artist classification:||modern artist|
|Styles of the artist:||Impressionism|
|Died aged:||83 years|
|Died in the year:||1917|
|Place of death:||Paris, Ile-de-France, France|
Background data on the original artpiece
|Work of art title:||"A Woman Ironing"|
|Categorization of the work of art:||painting|
|Broad category:||modern art|
|Artwork century:||19th century|
|Created in the year:||1873|
|Artwork age:||over 140 years|
|Original medium:||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions of the original artpiece:||21 3/8 x 15 1/2 in (54,3 x 39,4 cm)|
|Museum / collection:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Place of the museum:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Web URL:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|License type:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929|
|Creditline:||H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929|
|Print prodct:||wall art|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Production process:||UV direct printing (digital print)|
|Stock type:||on demand|
|Intended product use:||wall picture, art collection (reproductions)|
|Image alignment:||portrait alignment|
|Aspect ratio:||length : width - 1 : 1.4|
|Interpretation:||the length is 29% shorter than the width|
|Material choices:||poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Poster print (canvas paper):||50x70cm - 20x28"|
|Dibond print (alumnium material) size options:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Art print framing:||not included|
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