Hubert Robert, 1790 - Medici Venus - fine art print

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Additional description by Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris (© Copyright - Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris - Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris)

A boatman led an embracing couple on a boat. The young woman raises her arm towards the "Medici Venus" placed on the bank of which the group is about to dock. Tall trees and an ancient building in ruins overlook the scene. We see mountains in the distance.

In 1790, Pierre-Antoine playwright Caron de Beaumarchais control decor consists of eight panels Hubert Robert to the large living room of his mansion in Paris. In 1802, the Urban Works condemn the mansion. The house was bought by the City of Paris in 1818 and its destruction was completed between 1826 and 1829. The panels of the decor are first reused in the Old Town Hall for the Seine prefect of the apartments are then stored in attics. In 1852, a new exhibition is realized in Marble gallery. The panels are saved from the fire that ravaged the City Hall in 1871 and go on restoration several years. They then return to the new City Hall but are no longer hooked together. Thus in 1902, the signs "Medici Venus" and "Farnese Hercules" entering the Petit Palais museum while the other six are still held at the City Hall.

Venus (Roman mythology); Aphrodite (Greek mythology)

Landscape, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Statue Temple Tree, Boat, Rivers, Human Representation, Couple, Boatman

Structured artwork information

Title of the artpiece: "Medici Venus"
Categorization: painting
Category: classic art
Century: 18th century
Year: 1790
Approximate age of artwork: over 230 years old
Artwork original medium: Oil, Canvas (material)
Original artwork size: Height: 281 cm, Width: 132 cm
Exhibited in: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Place of museum: Paris, France
Website of the museum:
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris

Quick overview of the artist

Name of the artist: Hubert Robert
Aliases: Roberts Hubert, Robert Hubert des Ruines, Robart Hubert, Hubert Robert, Robert Hubert, Robarts Hubert, Robert des Ruines
Gender of the artist: male
Artist nationality: French
Jobs of the artist: painter, curator
Country of origin: France
Classification of the artist: old master
Styles of the artist: Rococo
Died aged: 75 years
Born in the year: 1733
Place of birth: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Year of death: 1808
Place of death: Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Structured item information

Article type: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production process: UV direct printing (digital print)
Production: made in Germany
Stock type: on demand
Product use: art collection (reproductions), home décor
Orientation of the artwork: portrait alignment
Side ratio: (length : width) 1 : 2
Implication: the length is 50% shorter than the width
Materials: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63", 90x180cm - 35x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63", 90x180cm - 35x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) size variants: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Frame: not included

Which kind of fine art print materials can I select?

For every fine art print we offer different materials & sizes. We allow yout to choose among the following variants:

  • Poster (canvas material): The poster print is a printed canvas paper with a fine structure on the surface, that resembles the actual artwork. It is excellently suited for putting your art print with a customized frame. Please note, that depending on the size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin between 2-6cm round about the painting, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • The canvas print: A UV printed canvas material stretched on a wood stretcher frame. Also, a printed canvas produces a familiar and comfortable effect. Your canvas of this masterpiece will let you turn your individual fine art print into a large size artwork. A canvas print has the advantage of being relatively low in weight. This means, it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the use of extra wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suitable for any kind of wall.
  • The acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, often named a an art print on plexiglass, transforms your favorite original into beautiful décor. The work of art is being custom-made with the help of state-of-the-art UV print technology. With an acrylic glass art print sharp contrasts as well as painting details become identifiable because of the granular tonal gradation in the picture. The acrylic glass protects your custom fine art print against light and heat for up to six decades.
  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with a true depth effect - for a modern look and a non-reflective surface. For your Print On Aluminum Dibond, we print your chosen artpiece right on the surface of the aluminum composite.

Information about the print product

"Medici Venus" was made by the rococo French artist Hubert Robert in 1790. The more than 230 year old original has the following dimensions: Height: 281 cm, Width: 132 cm and was painted with the technique of Oil, Canvas (material). This artpiece is in the the art collection of Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris, which is an art museum in the 8th arrondissement. With courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris (public domain).Furthermore, the artpiece has the creditline: . Further, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 2, which means that the length is 50% shorter than the width. The curator, painter Hubert Robert was a European artist, whose art style can mainly be classified as Rococo. The Rococo painter lived for a total of 75 years - born in 1733 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France and died in 1808 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

Legal disclaimer: We try whatever we can in order to depict the art products as exact as possible and to exhibit them visually in our shop. Nevertheless, some colors of the printed materials and the print result might vary marginally from the representation on the device's screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, not all colors can be printed 100% realistically. Because all the art prints are processed and printed by hand, there may also be slight discrepancies in the motif's exact position and the size.

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