Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1859 - Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant (Hail Caesar! We Who Are about to Die Salute You) - fine art print

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The product

Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant (Hail Caesar! We Who Are about to Die Salute You) is an artwork painted by Jean-Léon Gérôme in 1859. The over 160 year-old original was painted with the size: unframed: 93,1 x 145,4 cm (36 5/8 x 57 1/4 in) framed: 116,8 x 172,7 cm (46 x 68 in) and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. Nowadays, the artpiece can be viewed in in the Yale University Art Gallery's digital collection, which belongs to Yale University and is the oldest art museum of a university in the western hemisphere. We are happy to reference that this artwork, which is part of the public domain is provided - courtesy of Yale University Art Gallery. : Gift of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1925. Furthermore, alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format with a ratio of 3 : 2, which means that the length is 50% longer than the width. Jean-Léon Gérôme was a painter from France, whose art style can be attributed primarily to Realism. The painter was born in the year 1824 and died at the age of 80 in the year 1904.

Artwork table

Painting name: "Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant (Hail Caesar! We Who Are about to Die Salute You)"
Artwork categorization: painting
General term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in the year: 1859
Artwork age: 160 years
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): unframed: 93,1 x 145,4 cm (36 5/8 x 57 1/4 in) framed: 116,8 x 172,7 cm (46 x 68 in)
Museum: Yale University Art Gallery
Museum location: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Website: Yale University Art Gallery
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Yale University Art Gallery
Artwork creditline: Gift of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1925

Artist overview table

Artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme
Gender: male
Nationality of artist: French
Professions of the artist: painter
Home country: France
Classification: modern artist
Styles: Realism
Lifespan: 80 years
Born: 1824
Year died: 1904

Product materials you can choose from

For every fine art print we offer a range of different materials & sizes. You can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Acrylic glass print: The print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a UV print on plexiglass, transforms your favorite original work of art into beautiful décor and is a distinct alternative to dibond and canvas art prints. Your own version of the artwork is printed with state-of-the-art UV printing machines. The major benefit of a plexiglass art print is that contrasts and also minor color details will be recognizeable thanks to the precise gradation in the picture.
  • Poster print (canvas material): The Artprinta poster is a UV printed sheet of canvas with a nice structure on the surface, which resembles the actual version of the masterpiece. It is best qualified for placing your fine art print using a customized frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm round about the print in order to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
  • Aluminium print (aluminium dibond): Aluminium Dibond prints are metal prints with a true depth effect, which creates a fashionable look with a surface , which is non-reflective. A direct Aluminium Dibond Print is the perfect start to the sophisticated world of fine art reproductions on aluminum. For our Aluminium Dibond option, we print your chosen artpiece onto the surface of the white-primed aluminum. The bright parts of the work of art shimmer with a silk gloss, however without glare. Colors are luminous in the highest definition, the details of the print are clear and crisp, and there’s a matte look you can literally feel.
  • Canvas: A canvas direct print is a printed canvas mounted on a wood frame. A canvas creates the exclusive effect of three-dimensionality. What is more, canvas generates a lovely and pleasing impression. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is quite simple to hang your Canvas print without the help of extra wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for any type of wall.

Article specs

Print product type: art copy
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production process: digital printing (UV direct print)
Provenance: German production
Stock type: on demand
Intended product usage: home décor, home design
Artwork orientation: landscape alignment
Image ratio: 3 : 2
Image aspect ratio implication: the length is 50% longer than the width
Available material variants: metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Dibond print (alumnium material) variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Frame: without frame

Important note: We try the best we can to depict our products as clearly as possible and to exhibit them visually on the different product detail pages. Nevertheless, the pigments of the print materials, as well as the printing can diverge slightly from the presentation on the screen. Depending on your screen settings and the nature of the surface, colors might not be printed as realisitcally as the digital version. Given that all our art reproductions are processed and printed by hand, there may also be slight differences in the motif's exact position and the size.

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