Christen Købke, 1836 - Morning View of Østerbro - fine art print

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Detailed art product infos

The over 180 year old masterpiece "Morning View of Østerbro" was painted by Christen Købke in 1836. It is in the the art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark). This public domain work of art is being supplied with courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark.: . Further, the alignment is landscape and has a ratio of 3 : 2, meaning that the length is 50% longer than the width. Christen Købke was a male painter, whose art style can primarily be classified as Romanticism. The European painter lived for a total of 38 years and was born in the year 1810 in Copenhagen and passed away in 1848 in Copenhagen.

What does the original description of the Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) state about the work of art painted by Christen Købke? (© Copyright - by Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))

In 1833 Købke moved with his parents to Blegdammen by the Sortedam Lake, then located outside of Copenhagen proper. In the years that followed he found many of his motifs by the lake. Købke also found the scene shown in this picture close to his home, at the end of the lake. It shows Østerbrogade, still rural back in those days, edged by distinguished farm buildings.

Everyday scenes Almost every morning during the summer of 1836, Købke took up position by the road to watch the sunset and a number of everyday scenes: Fishwives are resting on their way from the fishing hamlet of Skovshoved into the city in order to sell fish; a party of peasants wearing their Sunday best are on an excursion to Copenhagen in a carriage, perhaps to sell vegetables; in the middle of the road cows are following their habitual path from their stables to the common; and respectable citizens are promenading the streets in the shade along the houses.

A monumental feel All this takes place while the first rays of the sun fall on the road, the poplars between the houses, and the water pump in the middle of the picture. The sky with its variety of clouds constitutes an important part of the picture and help imbue the scene with a monumental feel.

An everyday scene on a large scale Everything is depicted with immense clarity and precision, and great care has been lavished on all details. Compared to other artists of the day, it was unusual for a painter to depict an everyday scene like this on such a large scale.

Background information on the piece of art

Piece of art title: "Morning View of Østerbro"
Artwork categorization: painting
Generic term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created: 1836
Age of artwork: around 180 years
Museum: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Museum location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Web URL: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

Quick overview of the artist

Artist: Christen Købke
Artist gender: male
Nationality: Danish
Professions: painter
Country of origin: Denmark
Artist category: modern artist
Styles: Romanticism
Died at the age of: 38 years
Born: 1810
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: 1848
City of death: Copenhagen

Available materials

In the dropdown menu right next to the article you can choose your prefered size and material. In order match your personal requirements perfectly, you can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): These are metal prints on aluminium dibond material with an impressive depth effect, creating a fashionable impression throuch a surface , which is not reflective. For our Direct Aluminium Dibond print, we print your favorite work of art on the aluminium composite surface. The bright parts of the original artpiece shimmer with a silky gloss, however without the glow. This UV print on Aluminum Dibond is one of the most demanded entry-level products and is an extremely stylish way to display fine art prints, as it draws attention on the whole artwork.
  • Acrylic glass print: A glossy print on acrylic glass, often denoted as a UV print on plexiglass, will change an artwork into stunning décor and forms a great alternative to canvas and aluminidum dibond fine art replicas. The acrylic glass protects your custom fine art print against light and heat for between 4 and six decades.
  • Printed poster (canvas material): Our poster is a printed canvas with a fine structure on the surface. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the poster print we add a white margin between 2-6cm round about the painting, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • The canvas print: The UV printed canvas material mounted on a wooden stretcher frame. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy and straightforward to hang up your Canvas print without extra wall-mounts. That is why, a canvas print is suitable for any type of wall.

About the product

Article type: art print
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: digital printing (UV direct print)
Product Origin: made in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Product use: home décor, gallery wall
Artwork orientation: landscape alignment
Image aspect ratio: 3 : 2 length to width
Implication: the length is 50% longer than the width
Available options: metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Aluminium print options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Picture frame: please consider that this product does not have a frame

Important legal note: We try our utmost in order to depict the art products in as much detail as we can and to display them visually. Nevertheless, the tone of the printing material, as well as the print result can differ marginally from the image on the monitor. Depending on the settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, color pigments might not be printed one hundret percent realistically. Bearing in mind that our are printed and processed by hand, there might as well be slight differences in the motif's exact position and the size.

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