Anton Raphael Mengs, 1776 - Self-Portrait - fine art print

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  • Printed acrylic glass: A glossy print on acrylic glass, often denoted as a plexiglass print, will transform your favorite original artwork into great wall décor. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts and painting details will be more visible due to the delicate gradation of the picture. The acrylic glass protects your custom fine art print against light and heat for between 40-60 years.
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  • Canvas print: The UV printed canvas material mounted on a wooden stretcher frame. Further, a printed canvas makes a charming and positive effect. How do I hang a canvas print on my wall? A canvas print has the advantage of being relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy and straightforward to hang up the Canvas print without the support of any wall-mounts. Hence, a canvas print is suitable for any kind of wall.

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General information by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Born in Bohemia, Mengs became the most important painter in Dresden, Rome, and Madrid in the third quarter of the eighteenth century. Whereas Mengs's portraits of prominent sitters are notable for their delicacy, meticulous detail, and refined beauty, his self-portraits are essays in truthfulness. The discolored swelling on his forehead is a physical defect visible from about 1760; declining health forced him to leave his position as court painter at Madrid in 1769, though he returned there between 1774 and 1777. This self-portrait was painted in Madrid in 1776 and dispatched to Genoa; three other versions of lesser quality are known.

Details of the art product

Self-Portrait was created by Anton Raphael Mengs. The artwork was made with the size: 35 1/2 x 25 7/8 in (90 x 65,5 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the European artist as the medium of the masterpiece. The work of art is in the the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital 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.. With courtesy of - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2010 (license - public domain). In addition, the artpiece has the creditline: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2010. Furthermore, alignment is portrait and has an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.4, which implies that the length is 29% shorter than the width. Anton Raphael Mengs was a male painter, art historian, whose artistic style was mainly Baroque. The German artist lived for 51 years and was born in the year 1728 in Usti nad Labem, Ustecky Kraj, Czech Republic and passed away in 1779 in Rome, Roma province, Lazio, Italy.

Structured artwork details

Title of the artpiece: "Self-Portrait"
Artwork classification: painting
Umbrella term: classic art
Artwork century: 18th century
Artwork year: 1776
Artwork age: around 240 years
Original medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions of the original artwork: 35 1/2 x 25 7/8 in (90 x 65,5 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website of the museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2010
Creditline of artwork: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2010

About the item

Article categorization: art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct printing (digital print)
Production: German-made
Type of stock: on demand
Intended usage: gallery wall, home design
Alignment of the artwork: portrait alignment
Side ratio: length : width - 1 : 1.4
Aspect ratio implication: the length is 29% shorter than the width
Available product fabrics: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 50x70cm - 20x28"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) variants: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Picture frame: no frame

Structured artist metadata

Artist: Anton Raphael Mengs
Other artist names: Chev. Mengs, mengs raphael, Cav.e Antonio mengs, Raffaele Mengs, Meins, Raphael Minx, Mengz Antonio Raffaele, Menges, Raphl. Mengs, anton rafael mengs, Raph. Mengs, Raphael Menghs, Chevalier Mengs, Mengs Raphael, Mengs B., rafael mengs, Rap. Mienks, Raffaelle Mengs, mengs r., Mengs Antonio Rafael, Meng, Mengs, Antoine Raphael Mengs, Raffaele Morghen, Antoine Raphael dit Le Chevalier Mengs, Mengzs, Mengs Rafael, Raphl. Menghs, Mengs R., Anton Raphael Mengs, Mengs Anton Raph., Mengs Anton Raphael, mengs raphael anton, Raphel Mengs, Antonio Raphael Mengs, Mings premier Peintre du Roi d'Espagne, Raphael Mengs, anton raffael mengs, Cav. Mengs, Ralph Mengs, Antoine-Raphael Mengs, A. Raphael Mengs, Mengs A. R., mengs anton rafael, Antoine Raphael ^Idit^R Le Chevalier Mengs, A. R. Mengs, Anthon Raphael Mengs, Mengs Anton Raffael, Le Ch. Raphaël Mengs, mengs anton r., R. Mengs, Raffael Mengs
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: German
Jobs of the artist: art historian, painter
Country: Germany
Classification: old master
Styles: Baroque
Lifetime: 51 years
Year of birth: 1728
Place of birth: Usti nad Labem, Ustecky Kraj, Czech Republic
Year of death: 1779
Place of death: Rome, Roma province, Lazio, Italy

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