Édouard Manet, 1882 - Portrait of Head of Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830–1914) - fine art print
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Interesting facts about this over 130 years old painting
Portrait of Head of Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830–1914) is a piece of art by Édouard Manet in 1882. The original measures the size: 18 1/8 x 14 7/8 in (46 x 37,8 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the European painter as the medium of the piece of art. It can be viewed in in the 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.. The modern art artwork, which belongs to the public domain is included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Ralph J. Hines, 1959. Creditline of the artwork: Gift of Mrs. Ralph J. Hines, 1959. Further, the alignment is portrait with a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Édouard Manet was a painter of French nationality, whose artistic style was mainly Realism. The European painter lived for 51 years - born in 1832 and passed away in 1883 in 8th arrondissement of Paris.
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- Poster print (canvas material): Our poster is a UV printed flat canvas with a slightly roughened texture on the surface. Please note, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm around the painting to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
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|Print prodct:||fine art print|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Manufacturing method:||digital printing (UV direct print)|
|Stock type:||on demand production|
|Intended product usage:||home décor, wall decoration|
|Artwork alignment:||portrait alignment|
|Image aspect ratio:||1 : 1.2|
|Image aspect ratio implication:||the length is 20% shorter than the width|
|Item material choices:||poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Aluminium print options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Picture frame:||no frame|
Background information about the artwork
|Painting title:||"Portrait of Head of Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830–1914)"|
|Generic term:||modern art|
|Approximate age of artwork:||130 years old|
|Artwork original medium:||oil on canvas|
|Size of the original work of art:||18 1/8 x 14 7/8 in (46 x 37,8 cm)|
|Exhibited in:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Website:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Ralph J. Hines, 1959|
|Creditline of artwork:||Gift of Mrs. Ralph J. Hines, 1959|
About the painter
|Artist name:||Édouard Manet|
|Country of the artist:||France|
|Artist category:||modern artist|
|Styles of the artist:||Realism|
|Life span:||51 years|
|Died in the year:||1883|
|City of death:||8th arrondissement of Paris|
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General specifications as provided from the museum (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)
Painted in the winter of 1882–83, this study of the baritone Jean-Baptiste Faure was one of three executed in preparation for a portrait left unfinished when Manet died a few months later. Earlier, Manet had painted a full-length portrait of the singer in the role of Hamlet (Folkwang Museum, Essen), which drew adverse criticism when it was shown in the Salon of 1877; Faure, who owned many paintings by Manet, refused to accept it.