Andrea di Lione, 1640 - Tobit Burying the Dead - fine art print

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Interesting facts about this over 380 year-old painting

In 1640 the Italian painter Andrea di Lione made the baroque masterpiece Tobit Burying the Dead. The original was made with the size 50 1/4 x 68 1/2 in (127,6 x 174 cm) and was made with the technique of oil on canvas. Today, this piece of art is part of the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1989 (licensed: public domain). Furthermore, the artwork has the creditline: Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1989. The alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format and has an aspect ratio of 1.4 : 1, which implies that the length is 40% longer than the width. The painter Andrea di Lione was a European artist from Italy, whose style can be attributed primarily to Baroque. The European artist lived for a total of 75 years - born in the year 1610 and passed away in the year 1685.

Available materials

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

  • Aluminium dibond print: An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with an impressive depth effect, which makes a fashionable look throuch a surface structure, that is non-reflective. The bright & white sections of the original artpiece shine with a silky gloss but without the glare.
  • Glossy acrylic glass print: A glossy print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a print on plexiglass, transforms the original into amazing décor. Your artwork is being made thanks to the help of modern UV printing technology.
  • The canvas print: A canvas direct print is a printed cotton canvas mounted on a wood stretcher. Also, a canvas print generates a cosy and pleasant effect. A printed canvas of this masterpiece will let you turn your new fine art print into a large artwork as you would see in a gallery. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for any type of wall in your house.
  • Poster print (canvas material): Our poster is a UV printed sheet of flat cotton canvas paper with a slight surface structure. Please note, that depending on the size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm round about the painting, which facilitates the framing.

Important legal note: We try whatever we can in order to describe the products as clearly as possible and to exhibit them visually on the product detail pages. Please keep in mind that the tone of the print materials and the imprint can differ slightly from the image on your device's screen. Depending on the screen settings and the nature of the surface, color pigments may not be printed as realistically as the digital version depicted here. Because all the are printed and processed by hand, there might also be minor variations in the motif's size and exact position.

Article specs

Product type: fine art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct print
Product Origin: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Product use: wall décor, art print gallery
Artwork alignment: landscape alignment
Image aspect ratio: 1.4 : 1 length to width
Image aspect ratio meaning: the length is 40% longer than the width
Available options: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame): 70x50cm - 28x20", 140x100cm - 55x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 70x50cm - 28x20", 140x100cm - 55x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 70x50cm - 28x20"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) options: 70x50cm - 28x20", 140x100cm - 55x39"
Art print framing: without frame

Details on the original work of art

Name of the artpiece: "Tobit Burying the Dead"
Categorization: painting
General category: classic art
Century: 17th century
Created in: 1640
Artwork age: over 380 years
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): 50 1/4 x 68 1/2 in (127,6 x 174 cm)
Exhibited in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Available at: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1989
Creditline: Gwynne Andrews Fund, 1989

The artist

Name of the artist: Andrea di Lione
Additional names: Lione Andrea da, Andrea de Leoni, Leone Andrea de, Leone, Andrea Leone, Andrea di Lione, De Lione Andrea, Leone Andrea da, Andrea di Leone, Leone Andrea di, A. Leone, Andrea de Leone, Lione Andrea di, Andrea de Lione, Lione Andrea de
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: Italian
Professions: painter
Home country: Italy
Classification: old master
Art styles: Baroque
Age at death: 75 years
Year of birth: 1610
Year of death: 1685

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General specifications from the museum (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The cloaked figure is Tobit, a devout Jew who in defiance of Sennacherib's orders directed the burial of the Jews whom the king had killed outside the walls of Nineveh (Tobit I:17–20). Andrea di Lione was in Rome in the 1640s, where he knew both Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione and Nicolas Poussin, and this work is indebted to both of those artists.

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