Gustave Courbet, 1866 - The sleep - fine art print

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Art product summary

The sleep is an artpiece created by Gustave Courbet. The original version measures the size Height: 135 cm, Width: 200 cm, Weight: 85 kg. Oil, Canvas (material) was applied by the European painter as the medium of the masterpiece. The original artpiece has the following inscription: Date and signature - Signed and dated lower right "G. Courbet 66". Besides, this artwork is in the the digital collection of Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris. The masterpiece, which is in the public domain is being supplied with courtesy of Petit Palais Paris.Moreover, the work of art has the creditline: . Further, the alignment is in landscape format and has a ratio of 3 : 2, which implies that the length is 50% longer than the width. The painter, sculptor, communard Gustave Courbet was a European artist from France, whose artistic style was mainly Realism. The artist was born in the year 1819 in Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France and passed away at the age of 58 in 1877.

Pick your favorite item material

We offer a range of various sizes and materials for every product. We allow yout to choose among the following variants:

  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): These are metal prints on aluminium dibond with an impressive depth effect, which creates a contemporary look with a non-reflective surface structure. For the Aluminium Dibond option, we print the selected work of art on the surface of the white-primed aluminum material.
  • Acrylic glass print: An print on acrylic glass, often named a UV print on plexiglass, will turn the artwork into magnificient décor. Above all, it makes a distinct alternative option to canvas and dibond fine art replicas.
  • The poster print (canvas material): Our poster print is a UV printed canvas with a slightly rough surface finish, which resembles the original masterpiece. It is perfectly appropriate for putting your art replica with a personal frame. Please note, that depending on the size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin 2 - 6cm round about the work of art in order to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
  • Canvas: A printed canvas material applied on a wooden frame. It makes a extra impression of three dimensionality. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight. That means, it is easy and straightforward to hang the Canvas print without the help of any wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for any type of wall.

Important note: We try our best to depict our art products as accurately as possible and to showcase them visually on the different product detail pages. Please bear in mind that the pigments of the printing material and the printing can differ marginally from the image on your screen. Depending on your screen settings and the nature of the surface, color pigments might not be printed as exactly as the digital version. Given that all the are printed and processed by hand, there may as well be slight discrepancies in the motif's size and exact position.

About the article

Print categorization: art print
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: made in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Intended product use: wall picture, art print gallery
Orientation: landscape format
Side ratio: 3 : 2 - length : width
Image ratio meaning: the length is 50% longer than the width
Materials available: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Aluminium print options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Picture frame: no frame

Structured table of the artpiece

Work of art title: "The sleep"
Classification: painting
Generic term: modern art
Artwork century: 19th century
Created in the year: 1866
Age of artwork: 150 years
Original medium: Oil, Canvas (material)
Original size: Height: 135 cm, Width: 200 cm, Weight: 85 kg
Original artpiece inscription: Date and signature - Signed and dated lower right "G. Courbet 66"
Museum / location: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Museum location: Paris, France
Museum's web page: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris

Quick overview of the artist

Artist name: Gustave Courbet
Alias names: Gustave Courbet, courbet g., courbet gustave, Courbet G., gustav courbet, Courbet Jean Desire Gustave, G. Courbet, Gust. Courbet, Courbet Gustave, קורבה גוסטב, Kurbe Gi︠u︡stav, courbert, courbet gustav, Courbet, Courbet Jean-Desire-Gustave
Gender of the artist: male
Artist nationality: French
Professions: painter, communard, sculptor
Country of the artist: France
Artist classification: modern artist
Styles: Realism
Died at the age of: 58 years
Year born: 1819
Place of birth: Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Year died: 1877
Place of death: La Tour-de-Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland

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What does the curator team of the Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris state about the work of art made by Gustave Courbet? (© Copyright - Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris -

Two naked women sleep entwined on a rumpled bed. The painter opposes two feminine types playing on the contrast of skin tone and hair, a redhead with fair skin and a brown complexion matte. A hair comb, a broken necklace and beads were lost in the sheets. In the foreground, a bedside table is filled with pitchers and a cup. In the background, a porcelain vase is adorned with a bouquet of flowers.

The collector Khalil Bey tables is interested in Gustave Courbet as a painter of women and sensuality. Indeed, it has commissioned this table but also "L" Origin of the World "(1866) preserved in the Musée d'Orsay.

Hiffernan, Joanna (known as the Jo Irish)

Naked, Sleep, Woman, Bed, Embrace, Love relationship, Nu

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