Gabriël Metsu, 1661 - Old Woman Meditating - fine art print

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What does the original description of the Rijksmuseum write about this 17th century artwork painted by Gabriël Metsu? (© Copyright - by Rijksmuseum -

This old woman is seated with a book in her lap. She has just removed her pince-nez. Is she pausing for a moment or has she dozed off? The book in the woman’s hands and her wrinkled skin stand out in this small and otherwise dark painting. Metsu did this to underscore the essence of this popular subject – the contemplation of devotional texts, with a focus on the transitoriness of life.

Which type of art product do we offer?

In 1661 the painter Gabriël Metsu created this classic art painting Old Woman Meditating. Today, this work of art is part of the collection of Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The classic art public domain work of art is being included with courtesy of Rijksmuseum.Moreover, the artpiece has the creditline: . Besides, the alignment is portrait and has an image ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width.

The product material options

For every product we offer different materials and sizes. The following sizes and materials are the options we offer you for individualization:

  • Metal print (aluminium dibond): This is a metal print made on aluminium dibond with an impressive depth effect.
  • Printed poster (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed sheet of cotton canvas paper with a slightly roughened finish on the surface, which reminds the actual masterpiece. Please keep in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin 2-6cm round about the print to facilitate the framing.
  • The acrylic glass print: An print on acrylic glass, often labelled as a an art print on plexiglass, will convert the original artwork into amazing home décor. What is more, the acrylic fine art print offers a great alternative option to canvas or dibond art prints.
  • Canvas print: The printed canvas material stretched on a wood frame. It makes a extra look of three-dimensionality. A printed canvas of your favorite masterpiece will let you turn your art print into a large work of art. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy and straightforward to hang the Canvas print without extra wall-mounts. Because of thatcanvas prints are suited for any type of wall.

Contextual artist information

Artist name: Gabriël Metsu
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: Dutch
Professions: painter
Country of the artist: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: old master
Died at the age of: 38 years
Born: 1629
Born in (place): Leiden
Died in the year: 1667
Town of death: Amsterdam

Background information about the unique artwork

Painting title: "Old Woman Meditating"
Classification of the artwork: painting
General category: classic art
Artwork century: 17th century
Artwork year: 1661
Approximate age of artwork: 350 years old
Museum / location: Rijksmuseum
Museum location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web URL: Rijksmuseum
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Rijksmuseum

Structured product details

Product categorization: art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct print
Manufacturing: made in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Product usage: art collection (reproductions), wall picture
Orientation: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: length to width 1 : 1.2
Interpretation: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Item material variants: metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Poster print (canvas paper): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Art print framing: no frame

Disclaimer: We try everything in order to describe the products as clearly as possible and to illustrate them visually. At the same time, the tone of the printed materials, as well as the imprint might vary to a certain extent from the presentation on your monitor. Depending on the settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, colors can unfortunately not be printed 100% realistically. In view of the fact that our fine art prints are printed and processed manually, there may as well be slight differences in the motif's size and exact position.

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