Christen Købke, 1833 - View from a Window in Toldbodvej Looking towards the - fine art print
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This more than 180 years old painting with the title View from a Window in Toldbodvej Looking towards the was made by Christen Købke in 1833. The artwork is included in the Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)'s digital collection, which is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. We are happy to mention that the public domain piece of art is being included with courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark.Also, the work of art has the creditline: . In addition to this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format with a ratio of 16 : 9, meaning that the length is 78% longer than the width. The painter Christen Købke was a European artist from Denmark, whose style can be classified as Romanticism. The Romanticist artist lived for a total of 38 years - born in the year 1810 in Copenhagen and died in the year 1848.
Artwork specifications by Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) website (© Copyright - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))
Købke spent most of his childhood at the Citadel in Copenhagen where his father was a baker. In 1832 he rented a studio on Toldbodvej (now Esplanaden), which offered him a new view on his childhood home. From the studio window he could look over the neighbour opposite to the Citadel.
The pictorial effect It was not, however, the home as such that interested the artist; his main concern was for pictorial effect. Above the treetops he could see the Citadel mill, the ridge turret of the Citadel Church, the red rooftops of the military buildings, and the Oresund coastline in the far distance. In order to create depth in the small picture he added the edge of the neighbouring house’s roof and a chimney in the foreground. The chimney in particular is quite a stroke of genius, testifying to artistic boldness.
The chimney's central position It is unlikely that any other Danish painter working at the time would have let something as unimportant as a chimney occupy such a central postion in a picture. To Købke, however, the reasons were clear. Without the chimney in the foreground the rest of the picture would not make sense. The sky arching overhead is, however, every bit as important as the view of the Citadel. Købke was clearly keenly interested in the cloud formations with their many, endless varied hues.
Background information on the original piece of art
|Piece of art title:||"View from a Window in Toldbodvej Looking towards the"|
|Categorization of the artpiece:||painting|
|Artwork age:||over 180 years|
|Exhibited in:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|Museum location:||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Website of the museum:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|Courtesy of:||National Gallery of Denmark|
Brief overview of the artist
|Name of the artist:||Christen Købke|
|Gender of the artist:||male|
|Classification of the artist:||modern artist|
|Died at the age of:||38 years|
|Born in the year:||1810|
|Year of death:||1848|
|Died in (place):||Copenhagen|
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- Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, which is sometimes referred to as a an art print on plexiglass, will turn the original work of art into amazing wall decoration. Your own copy of the artwork is manufactured thanks to the help of modern UV direct print technology. It makes vivid, deep color shades. The great advantage of a plexiglass print is that sharp contrasts and image details will be more recognizeable due to the delicate tonal gradation.
- Canvas: A canvas print is a printed cotton canvas stretched on a wood frame. Furthermore, a printed canvas makes a homelike and pleasant ambience. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is easy and straightforward to hang the Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suitable for any kind of wall.
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Structured article information
|Product classification:||art reproduction|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Manufacturing method:||UV print / digital printing|
|Provenance:||produced in Germany|
|Type of stock:||on demand|
|Proposed product use:||wall décor, home décor|
|Image ratio:||16 : 9|
|Image ratio implication:||the length is 78% longer than the width|
|Available variants:||poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants:||90x50cm - 35x20", 180x100cm - 71x39"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants:||90x50cm - 35x20"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) sizes:||90x50cm - 35x20"|
|Aluminium dibond print size variants:||90x50cm - 35x20"|
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