Alexandre Cabanel, 1884 - Le Titan - fine art print

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Illustration Victor Hugo's poem "The Titan" written in 1875, of "The Legend of centuries" the program is given by the last line of the poem inscribed at the bottom of the painting: it is the appearance of the Titan on Olympus the gods revealing the existence of one god: "Then titan, serious, haughty, carrying marquesDes thunders over him so many times tried, Having immense appearance of the sublime heights foudroyésEt deformity rubble, staring Looked the sombresStupéfaits Olympians on their top bottom of the blue ether, and they cried, terrible Oh gods, he is a God! "

This painting ette was the model for the frontispiece, engraved intaglio by Achille Jacquet, of Volume I of the "Legend of the century" s in the National Edition, published in 1886.Toutefois the museum keeps in a pouch included "unprecedented smoked" - in a esemble relating to Hugues edition, where the Legend of the centuries was published in 1885 - an event woodcut by Fortune Méaulle. The work could therefore have been initially intended for Eugene Hugh edition before being recovered for the National Edition (whose project had just started in 1884, when carried by Cabanel on canvas) by Emile who Testard in 1886, the same year of publication of this volumen entrusts Cabanel illustratsion album "the month", engraved by ausi Jacquet.L'oeuvre would have been part of the collection Emile Testard editor Fiut dispercée at the end of the publishing business in 1896. Its likely acquisition by Paul Meurice for the Museum is not documented.

The Legend of centuries (V.Hugo)

About the artwork from the modern artist named Alexandre Cabanel

The 19th century masterpiece Le Titan was made by the male painter Alexandre Cabanel. The 130 year-old piece of art was made with the size: Height: 38,7 cm, Width: 25,7 cm. Oil, Wood (material) was used by the French artist as the technique for the masterpiece. "Signature - Bottom right "ALEX CABANEL 1884.."" was the painting's inscription. Moveover, this artpiece is in the the collection of Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House. We are glad to mention that the public domain artpiece is being provided with courtesy of Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House.: . The alignment is portrait with a side ratio of 2 : 3, which means that the length is 33% shorter than the width. Alexandre Cabanel was a painter, university teacher of French nationality, whose artistic style can be classified as Realism. The European painter was born in the year 1823 in Montpellier, Occitanie, France and deceased at the age of 66 in the year 1889 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

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  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): This is a metal print manufactured on aluminium dibond with an outstanding depth. Colors are luminous and bright in the highest definition, the details appear crisp. The UV print on aluminium is one of the most popular entry-level products and is a truly modern way to display artworks, since it draws attention on the replica of the artwork.
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Artist information

Artist: Alexandre Cabanel
Other names: alex cabanel, a. cabanel, Cabanel Alexandre, Cabanel Alexander, Alexandre Cabanel, Cabanel
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: French
Professions of the artist: university teacher, painter
Country of the artist: France
Classification of the artist: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Lifespan: 66 years
Born: 1823
Born in (place): Montpellier, Occitanie, France
Died in the year: 1889
Died in (place): Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Artwork details

Name of the artpiece: "Le Titan"
Artwork categorization: painting
Art classification: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in the year: 1884
Age of artwork: around 130 years
Original medium of artwork: Oil, Wood (material)
Dimensions of the original artwork: Height: 38,7 cm, Width: 25,7 cm
Signature: Signature - Bottom right "ALEX CABANEL 1884.."
Museum: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House
Location of museum: Paris, France
Museum's web page: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House

About the article

Article type: fine art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: digital printing (UV direct print)
Provenance: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Product usage: art reproduction gallery, wall picture
Alignment: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 2 : 3
Implication: the length is 33% shorter than the width
Fabric variants: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print): 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47", 100x150cm - 39x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) size variants: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Frame: not included

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