Antoine Watteau, 18th century - January and February (part of a set illustrating the months of the year) - fine art print
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Artwork description by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)
One of a set of panels (22.225.1–6) which probably formed a set of decoration for a room. Each panel represents two months of the year, depicting astrological signs and occupations appropriate to the seasons. January and February are represented by an old man and Harlequin warming themselves in front of a fire, above, and a skater, below. The figures of Pierrot, Harlequin and a putto with a tambourine allude to Carnival.
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the male painter Antoine Watteau made the contemporary art piece of art called "January and February (part of a set illustrating the months of the year)". The original was made with the size: Overall: 116 × 15 1/2 in (294,6 × 39,4 cm). Oil on panel; wood frame, painted yellow and gilded was used by the European artist as the medium of the work of art. It forms part of the digital collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 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.. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1922 (public domain). : Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1922. On top of that, alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with an image ratio of 2 : 3, meaning that the length is 33% shorter than the width. Antoine Watteau was a male painter, whose art style was mainly Rococo. The French artist lived for a total of 37 years, born in the year 1684 in Valenciennes and deceased in 1721 in Nogent-sur-Marne.
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Artist information table
|Professions of the artist:||painter|
|Country of origin:||France|
|Artist category:||old master|
|Year of death:||1721|
|City of death:||Nogent-sur-Marne|
|Name of the painting:||"January and February (part of a set illustrating the months of the year)"|
|Broad category:||contemporary art|
|Temporal classification:||18th century|
|Original medium of artwork:||oil on panel; wood frame, painted yellow and gilded|
|Original dimensions (artwork):||Overall: 116 × 15 1/2 in (294,6 × 39,4 cm)|
|Exhibited in:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Available under:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|License of artwork:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1922|
|Creditline:||Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1922|
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|Product classification:||fine art reproduction|
|Reproduction method:||reproduction in digital format|
|Production method:||UV direct printing (digital print)|
|Type of stock:||on demand|
|Intended usage:||art collection (reproductions), wall decoration|
|Orientation of the artwork:||portrait format|
|Aspect ratio:||(length : width) 2 : 3|
|Implication:||the length is 33% shorter than the width|
|Materials you can select:||acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) options:||20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants:||20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) variants:||40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"|
|Dibond print (alumnium material) size variants:||20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"|
|Picture frame:||without frame|
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