Andrea Mantegna, 1500 - Christ as the Suffering Redeemer - fine art print

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Supplemental information from Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) (© Copyright - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))

The Gospel according to St. Luke begins its account of the Resurrection thus (24: 1-2):

”Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.”

This painting follows the text in its depiction of the landscape in the background. The women are approaching on the road leading from Jerusalem to Calvary. However, the main characters in the painting, Christ and two angels, are not mentioned in the source text.

The merging of two picture types Half shrouded in his cerements, the risen Christ displays his five wounds. Joined by two angels supporting him, he appears to be praising the Lord with a hymn of thanksgiving. In other words, Mantegna has created a painting that merges two picture types with its foreground and background.

The background refers to the story related in St. Luke, whereas the image of Christ is a so-called devotional picture, a type of image that condenses a biblical event (here the Passion) into a single intense close-up.

Mantegna's interest in ancient Rome Mantegna was one of the most prominent artists of 15th century Italy and is known for his interest in the civilisation of ancient Rome. This interest is evident in the porphyry sarcophagus on which Christ and the angels rest.

Structured information on the work of art

Artwork title: "Christ as the Suffering Redeemer"
Artwork classification: painting
Art categorization: classic art
Temporal classification: 16th century
Created in the year: 1500
Artwork age: more than 520 years
Museum / collection: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Museum location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Available at: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

The painter

Artist name: Andrea Mantegna
Alias names: Mantenʹi︠a︡ Andrea, Andrew Mantegna, andrea mantenghi, andrea mantina, Andrea di Mantegna, Andrea Montegna, Andrea di Biagio, André Montegna, André Mantaigne, Andrea Mantenga, A. de Mantegna, A. Melegna, Andrea Montagna, Andrea Mantegno, Blaise Andrea, Manseignes, A. Mantegna, Mategna, And. Mantgna, andrea manteni, andrea mantenia, Manteignes, Mantegna, Blasii Andrea, Mantegni, Andria Mantegnia, manteña, Mantenia Andrea, Andrea Mantegna maestro del Correggio, Andrea Mantuani, Andrea Mantegni, Mantiglia, Montegna, Andrea Mantegna, Mentenga, Mantegna Andrea, A. Mantagna, Mantuani, Mantenga, An. Mantegna, André Mantegne, Andrea Montagne, Adam Montegnio, Andr. Mantegna, And. Mantegna, André Mantegna, A. Martegna, A. Montigna
Gender: male
Nationality of artist: Italian
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: Italy
Artist classification: old master
Styles: High Renaissance
Died aged: 76 years
Born in the year: 1430
Place of birth: Padova province, Veneto, Italy
Died: 1506
Died in (place): Mantua, Mantova province, Lombardy, Italy

About the item

Print prodct: fine art print
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production process: digital printing
Origin of the product: Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Intended product usage: wall décor, art reproduction gallery
Image alignment: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: length : width - 9 : 16
Image ratio meaning: the length is 45% shorter than the width
Available variants: metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes: 50x90cm - 20x35", 100x180cm - 39x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Poster print (canvas paper): 50x90cm - 20x35"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) size variants: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Picture frame: no frame

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  • Aluminium print (aluminium dibond): An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with a true depth effect, creating a fashionable impression by having a non-reflective surface structure. The white & bright parts of the work of art shine with a silk gloss, however without the glow. The colors of the print are luminous, details are very clear.
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Your personal fine art print

Christ as the Suffering Redeemer is a painting made by Andrea Mantegna in 1500. Today, this artpiece can be viewed in in the digital art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), which is the largest museum of fine arts in Denmark and is attached to the Danish Ministry of Culture.. This masterpiece, which is in the public domain is supplied with courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark.The creditline of the artpiece is: . In addition to this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait and has an aspect ratio of 9 : 16, which means that the length is 45% shorter than the width. Andrea Mantegna was a painter from Italy, whose artistic style was mainly High Renaissance. The painter lived for a total of 76 years - born in the year 1430 in Padova province, Veneto, Italy and passed away in 1506.

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