Nicolás Enríquez, 1741 - The Adoration of the Kings with Viceroy Pedro de Castro y - fine art print

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Summary of the artwork with the title The Adoration of the Kings with Viceroy Pedro de Castro y

In 1741 the male Mexican artist Nicolás Enríquez created this masterpiece. The 270 years old version of the painting measures the size: 41 5/16 × 32 7/8 in (105 × 83,5 cm) and was made on the medium oil on copper. Moveover, the work of art belongs to the digital art collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142.000 objects that illuminate 6.000 years of artistic expression across the globe. This public domain work of art is provided with courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org).The creditline of the artpiece is: . In addition to this, the alignment is in portrait format with a side ratio of 3 : 4, which implies that the length is 25% shorter than the width.

Artwork description by the museum's website (© - by Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

This unusually large oil-on-copper painting, by artist Nicolás Enríquez, is modeled after Juan Rodríguez Juárez’s famous canvas of 1719–20, in Mexico City's cathedral. In the lower left, Enríquez inserted the extemporaneous portrait of Mexico City's viceroy Pedro de Castro y Figueroa (reigned 1740–41), who died tragically of yellow fever a year after taking his post. The kneeling children are probably portraits of the viceroy's sons. Referencing Juárez’s painting is an important art historical gesture: it demonstrates that the tradition of local painting within Mexico was as significant as the influence of European sources when creating new compositions.

  • Ilona Katzew, 2014

Background information about the original piece of art

Title of the work of art: "The Adoration of the Kings with Viceroy Pedro de Castro y"
Artwork classification: painting
Art categorization: classic art
Century: 18th century
Created in: 1741
Artwork age: around 270 years
Artwork original medium: oil on copper
Original artwork size: 41 5/16 × 32 7/8 in (105 × 83,5 cm)
Exhibited in: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Place of museum: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Website of the museum: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)

About the painter

Name: Nicolás Enríquez
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: Mexican
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: Mexico
Classification: old master
Died aged: 91 years
Year born: 1704
Died: 1795

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Structured article details

Article classification: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct printing
Product Origin: produced in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Intended product usage: wall art, home design
Image orientation: portrait alignment
Image ratio: (length : width) 3 : 4
Implication of the image ratio: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Available reproduction materials: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Poster print (canvas paper): 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Aluminium dibond print sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Art print framing: no frame

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