George Hitchcock, 1906 - Calypso - fine art print

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Things you should know about the painting from the modern artist with the name George Hitchcock

This 20th century artpiece "Calypso" was painted by the male painter George Hitchcock in 1906. The work of art measures the size 44 x 35 in and was painted on the medium oil on canvas. It is included in the collection of Indianapolis Museum of Art, which is one of the finest universal art museums that has an extensive collection of art history from different eras with objects from all parts of the world.. This modern art public domain artwork is provided with courtesy of Indianapolis Museum of Art.The creditline of the artpiece is the following: . The alignment is in portrait format and has an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width. George Hitchcock was a male painter, whose artistic style can primarily be classified as Impressionism. The Impressionist painter lived for 63 years and was born in 1850 and deceased in the year 1913.

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  • Canvas: The UV printed canvas material stretched on a wooden frame. A canvas makes a exclusive look of three-dimensionality. Your canvas print of your favorite artpiece will provide you with the opportunity of transforming your fine art print into a large collection piece. How do I hang a canvas print on the wall? Canvas Prints have the advantage of being low in weight, which implies that it is easy and straightforward to hang the Canvas print without the help of extra wall-mounts. A canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.
  • Poster print (canvas material): A poster print is a UV printed flat cotton canvas with a granular surface structure. A poster print is perfectly used for framing your art replica with the help of a customized frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm around the painting to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Aluminium dibond print: These are metal prints on aluminium dibond material with a true depth effect - for a modern look and non-reflective surface. The Aluminium Dibond Print is your excellent start to fine replicas on aluminum. The white and bright parts of the artpiece shimmer with a silky gloss, however without any glare. This direct print on aluminium is one of the most popular entry-level products and is a truly modern way to showcase art, since it puts the viewer’s focus on the replica of the artwork.
  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An acrylic glass print, often named a print on plexiglass, will change your original work of art into magnificient home décor. Moreover, the acrylic glass fine art print is a viable alternative to dibond and canvas fine art replicas. The work of art will be manufactured with state-of-the-art UV direct print technology.

Legal note: We try the best we can in order to depict our products with as many details as we can and to demonstrate them visually in our shop. Still, the pigments of the print materials and the printing might differ slightly from the presentation on your monitor. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, colors can unfortunately not be printed as exactly as the digital version on this website. In view of the fact that our fine art prints are processed and printed by hand, there might also be minor deviations in the size and exact position of the motif.

The product specifications

Product categorization: fine art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct print (digital printing)
Manufacturing: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Proposed product use: home design, wall decoration
Alignment of the image: portrait alignment
Image aspect ratio: 1 : 1.2
Aspect ratio meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Fabric choices: poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Aluminium print size options: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Frame: no frame

Artwork specs

Artpiece title: "Calypso"
Classification: painting
Broad category: modern art
Period: 20th century
Created in the year: 1906
Approximate age of artwork: over 110 years
Artwork original medium: oil on canvas
Original dimensions: 44 x 35 in
Exhibited in: Indianapolis Museum of Art
Museum location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Web URL: Indianapolis Museum of Art
License: public domain
Courtesy of: Indianapolis Museum of Art

Artist summary

Artist: George Hitchcock
Additional names: G. Hitchock, geo hitchcock, Hitchcock George, Hitchcock, George Hitchcock, G. Hitchkcock, G. Hitchcock
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: American
Jobs: painter
Home country: United States
Artist category: modern artist
Styles of the artist: Impressionism
Lifetime: 63 years
Born in the year: 1850
Year died: 1913

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Original information about the artwork by Indianapolis Museum of Art (© - by Indianapolis Museum of Art - Indianapolis Museum of Art)

Gallery label: The elusive qualities of sunshine and breezes are captured in Calypso’s flowing classical garb, the billowy clouds and brilliantly colored flowers. In Greek mythology Calypso was the sea nymph who saved Odysseus from a shipwreck. Hitchcock worked in Holland and became one of America’s leading expatriate painters.

Indianapolis Museum of Art Purchased with funds from Mrs. John M. Judah, Newton Booth Tarkington, Clarence Wulsin, Stoughton Fletcher, an anonymous donor, and the John Herron Fund

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