Alessandro Magnasco, 1707 - The Tame Magpie - fine art print
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What does the original artwork description of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art say about the 18th century artwork made by Alessandro Magnasco? (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)
The reputation of Magnasco, one of the most individual eighteenth-century painters, resides in the exuberance of his technique and the fantasy of his subject matter. Here people from the fringes of society have gathered to watch the spectacle of a man trying to teach a magpie to sing—an impossible task. The picture was probably painted when Magnasco was working for the Medici in Florence and was in contact with Sebastiano Ricci.
Description of the more than 310 year-old painting
This classic art artwork "The Tame Magpie" was painted by the male artist Alessandro Magnasco. The original version measures the size 25 x 29 1/2 in (63,5 x 74,9 cm) and was manufactured with the techinque oil on canvas. Moveover, this artwork is in the the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, which is one of the world's largest and finest art museums, which includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.. We are happy to state that the artwork, which belongs to the public domain is included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Katherine D. W. Glover Gift, 1984. : Purchase, Katherine D. W. Glover Gift, 1984. Besides this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is landscape and has a side ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width. Alessandro Magnasco was a painter of Italian nationality, whose style can be classified as Baroque. The painter was born in 1667 in Genoa, Genova province, Liguria, Italy and passed away at the age of 82 in 1749.
Available material choices
For every fine art print we offer different materials and sizes. We allow you to pick your favorite size and material among the following product individualization options:
- Canvas print: A UV printed canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher frame. A canvas generates a typical look of three-dimensionality. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight. This means, it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the help of any wall-mounts. That is why, canvas prints are suitable for all types of walls.
- The acrylic glass print: An acrylic glass print, which is sometimes referenced as a UV print on plexiglass, will turn the artwork into magnificient décor. Your artwork is manufactured with the help of modern UV print technology. With an acrylic glass fine art print contrasts and also minor color details become more exposed thanks to the very subtle gradation. Our real glass coating protects your chosen art replica against light and heat for many years.
- Aluminium dibond print: Aluminium Dibond prints are prints on metal with a true effect of depth. A non-reflective surface structure creates a modern look. For our Aluminium Dibond option, we print your chosen work of art right onto the surface of the white-primed aluminum. The white and bright sections of the artwork shine with a silky gloss, however without glare. Colors are luminous and vivid, details are clear and crisp.
- Poster print (canvas material): The Artprinta poster is a printed canvas with a slightly rough texture on the surface, that resembles the actual version of the masterpiece. It is suited for putting the art replica with a personal frame. Please note, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin 2-6cm around the artwork to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
|Artist name:||Alessandro Magnasco|
|Other names:||Alexandre Magnasco, Bagnasco, alexandro magnasco genannt lisandrino, Bagnaschi, Lissandrino, Alessandro Magnasco gen. Lissandrino, alexandro magnasco, Alexander Magnasco, Magnasco, Magnasco detto Lissandrino, allessandro magnasco, Lissendrin, Lissandrino Il, a. magnasco, Alessandro Bagnaschi, Magnasco Alessandro, Alessandro Magnasco, magnasco aless., Magnasco Alessandro (Lissandrino), Magnasco Il Lissandrino, magnasco a., magnasco alessandro, lisandrino, alescandro magnasco, Il Lissandrino, magnasco allessandro, Magnasco detto il Lissandrino, Alex. Magnasco gen. Lisandrino|
|Nationality of artist:||Italian|
|Professions of the artist:||painter|
|Artist classification:||old master|
|Life span:||82 years|
|Born in the year:||1667|
|Born in (place):||Genoa, Genova province, Liguria, Italy|
|Deceased in (place):||Genoa, Genova province, Liguria, Italy|
Details on the piece of art
|Artwork name:||"The Tame Magpie"|
|Classification of the artpiece:||painting|
|General category:||classic art|
|Temporal classification:||18th century|
|Year of creation:||1707|
|Artwork age:||more than 310 years old|
|Medium of original artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Original dimensions (artwork):||25 x 29 1/2 in (63,5 x 74,9 cm)|
|Museum / location:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Location of the museum:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Museum website:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|License type of artwork:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Katherine D. W. Glover Gift, 1984|
|Creditline of artwork:||Purchase, Katherine D. W. Glover Gift, 1984|
Structured product details
|Print product type:||art print|
|Reproduction method:||digital reproduction|
|Production process:||UV print / digital printing|
|Manufacturing:||made in Germany|
|Type of stock:||on demand production|
|Intended usage:||home design, wall picture|
|Orientation of the image:||landscape format|
|Image ratio:||(length : width) 1.2 : 1|
|Meaning of the aspect ratio:||the length is 20% longer than the width|
|Available material choices:||poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) size variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Dibond print (alumnium material) size options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Picture frame:||without frame|
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