Emanuel Leutze, 1852 - Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach - fine art print

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General information from Los Angeles County Museum of Art (© - by Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Leutze returned to this country from Düsseldorf in September 1851 to be present during the exhibition in New York and Washington of his phenomenally successful showpiece Washington Crossing the Delaware. By February 1852, working in his New York studio, he had begun Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British. It was to be the second of some dozen subjects from the Revolutionary War that he was to paint, capitalizing on the fact that the sensational response to his Washington Crossing the Delaware was henceforth to link his name with such subject matter. Patriotic feelings stirred by the Mexican American War had already inspired patronage for other artists’ efforts on such themes. Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734-1803), wife of General Philip Schuyler, is shown setting fire to her wheat fields to keep them from the enemy, whose imminent arrival is announced by a messenger. The first account of this act of heroism to appear in print was a passage in the chapter on Mrs. Schuyler in Elizabeth F. Ellet’s The Women of the American Revolution (1848), one of the many anthologies of Revolutionary War feminine heroism popular during the period. It was based on the account of Mrs. Schuyler written in 1846 by Catherine Van Rensselaer Cochrane, Mrs. Schuyler’s youngest daughter. Surviving documents do not support this family tradition, however. Although General Schuyler pursued a scorched-earth policy and Mrs. Schuyler traveled twice to the estate to pack furnishings during July 1777, the British under John Burgoyne arrived at Saratoga (now called Schuylerville) on September 13 to find the large plantation virtually intact. The painting reflects the skillful history painting tradition of Düsseldorf in its clearly subordinated composition and use of antique sculptural models for two of the figures. Leutze’s freedom in adding genrelike secondary activity of his own invention is balanced by his efforts to obtain an accurate portrayal of Mrs. Schuyler by studying a portrait in the family’s possession (probably one now in the New-York Historical Society). Leutze’s reputation as an outstanding colorist is supported by the painting’s rich harmonies.

Detailed information about the print product

This over 160 years old piece of art was made by the master Emanuel Leutze in 1852. Furthermore, this artwork can be viewed in in the digital collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art. With courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org) (license: public domain).Creditline of the artwork: . Moreover, alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format with a ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width.

Details about the original piece of art

Name of the piece of art: "Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach"
Artwork categorization: painting
General category: modern art
Time: 19th century
Artpiece year: 1852
Artwork age: around 160 years old
Museum / location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Place of the museum: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Museum's website: www.lacma.org
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)

About the item

Print product type: art copy
Method of reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Production method: digital printing
Manufacturing: German production
Type of stock: on demand
Product use: home design, art collection (reproductions)
Artwork orientation: landscape alignment
Image ratio: length to width 1.2 : 1
Interpretation: the length is 20% longer than the width
Available choices: poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) size options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Frame: please consider that this product has no frame

The painter

Name of the artist: Emanuel Leutze
Gender: male
Nationality: German
Professions of the artist: painter
Home country: Germany
Artist category: modern artist
Died at the age of: 52 years
Born in the year: 1816
Died in the year: 1868

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