Théophile Gautier, 1831 - Young naked woman - fine art print

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General description by Maison de Balzac Paris (© Copyright - Maison de Balzac Paris - Maison de Balzac Paris)

Spent in the workshop Rioult between 1829 and 1830 Gautier hesitate in his youth between painting and writing. In May 1831 Gautier painted a painting of a young girl, simply dressed in a translucent fabric knotted around his hips, his head downcast eyes, crowned with daisies. In his right hand she holds a bouquet of flowers, among which lies a lizard, possible allegory of Innocence. In his catalog of "The Work painted, drawn and engraved" Gautier (1877), Bergerat reports an "Innocence" dated 1827 that Gautier would have offered the bookseller Lucile Damarin. His description, however differ on one point: "She walks on a path lined with flowers and wild herbs, and her feet runs a symbolic snake". Table of the House of Balzac presents a girl in mid-legs and the fabric does not seem to have been cut off at the knees. Is it the same work? Was it a favorite subject for Gautier? Like other early works of Gautier, the table presents certain awkwardness in the proportions, especially in the rendering of the neck and shoulders, particularly the bust.

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Work of art title: "Young naked woman"
Classification of the artwork: painting
Category: modern art
Period: 19th century
Artpiece year: 1831
Artwork age: around 180 years
Medium of original artwork: Oil, Canvas (material)
Original dimensions: Height: 100,2 cm, Width: 81,8 cm
Original artpiece inscription: Signature - Signed and dated lower right: "Théophile Gautier / May 1831"
Museum: Maison de Balzac Paris
Museum location: Paris, France
Museum website: Maison de Balzac Paris
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Maison de Balzac Paris

Short overview of the artist

Artist name: Théophile Gautier
Professions: painter
Classification of the artist: modern artist
Lifespan: 61 years
Year born: 1811
Hometown: Tarbes
Died: 1872
Deceased in (place): Neuilly-sur-Seine

Structured item information

Print prodct: fine art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: digital printing (UV direct print)
Manufacturing: Germany
Stock type: on demand
Product usage: wall art, art print gallery
Orientation: portrait format
Side ratio: 1 : 1.2 - (length : width)
Meaning of the aspect ratio: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available product fabrics: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Picture frame: unframed reproduction

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We offer a range of different materials and sizes for every product. Thus, we allow you to choose among the following options:

  • Printed poster (canvas material): A poster is a printed sheet of canvas with a nice surface finish, which reminds the actual masterpiece. Please note, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin 2 - 6cm round about the print motif in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Aluminium dibond print (metal): These are metal prints on aluminium dibond with a true depth effect. The bright & white sections of the original artpiece shimmer with a silk gloss, however without the glow. The colors of the print are luminous, details of the print appear crisp.
  • Print on glossy acrylic glass: An print on acrylic glass, which is sometimes referred to as a print on plexiglass, will transform your favorite original artwork into stunning décor. Furthermore, it forms a good alternative option to aluminium and canvas prints. With an acrylic glass fine art print contrasts and granular artwork details will be more visible due to the delicate tonal gradation in the picture.
  • Canvas: The printed canvas mounted on a wooden frame. It has the plastic effect of three dimensionality. Your canvas of this artpiece will let you turn your fine art print into a large work of art as you would see in a gallery. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is quite simple to hang your Canvas print without the help of additional wall-mounts. Because of thata canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.

Information on the print product

The over 180 years old piece of art "Young naked woman" was made by the artist Théophile Gautier. The 180 years old piece of art had the following size Height: 100,2 cm, Width: 81,8 cm. Oil, Canvas (material) was used by the artist as the technique for the piece of art. Signature - Signed and dated lower right: "Théophile Gautier / May 1831" was the masterpiece's original inscription. Nowadays, this work of art belongs to the digital collection of Maison de Balzac Paris, which is a writer's house museum in the former residence of French novelist Honoré de Balzac. This public domain work of art is supplied, courtesy of Maison de Balzac Paris.The creditline of the artwork is: . The alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width.

Important information: We try everything to describe our products as closely as we can and to showcase them visually. Please keep in mind that some pigments of the print materials, as well as the imprint may differ marginally from the representation on your screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the nature of the surface, not all colors are printed as realistically as the digital version depicted here. Since our art reproductions are printed and processed by hand, there may also be slight differences in the exact position and the size of the motif.

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