Fernand Cormon, 1897 - crab eaters, sketch for the amphitheater of paleontology at the Museum of Natural History in Paris - fine art print

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Representation of prehistoric man: two nude figures in squat body and ape-like features in a seaside landscape The woman leaning on a rock trying to catch him a crab man left standing is eating.. In the distance a herd right near the water.

April 18, 1893, the State entrusts Cormon the realization of a decorative ensemble of ten panels wall and a ceiling for the amphitheater of Paleontology and the Museum of Anthropology of Natural History in Paris. Fruit of lengthy documentation and conducting preliminary sketches, the auditorium's decor is inaugurated in 1898 and is still in place today. It presents a series of scenes recreating what one could imagine the early days of humanity in view of new scientific knowledge.

Scene, Food, Human Figure, Woman, Man, Crab, Seaside, Herd

Interesting facts about the artwork from the modern artist Fernand Cormon

In 1897 the painter Fernand Cormon made the modern art piece of art named "crab eaters, sketch for the amphitheater of paleontology at the Museum of Natural History in Paris". The beyond 120 year old original measures the size - Height: 75,5 cm, Width: 25 cm. Oil painting was used by the painter as the technique for the painting. The artwork has the following text as inscrption: Registration - Signed and dated lower right "F. Cormon 97". Besides, this work of art is in the the digital art collection of Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris. This public domain artpiece is being supplied with courtesy of Petit Palais Paris.The creditline of the artpiece is: . The alignment is in portrait format with an image ratio of 1 : 3, which means that the length is is 66% shorter than the width.

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The artist

Artist: Fernand Cormon
Professions of the artist: painter
Artist classification: modern artist
Died aged: 79 years
Born in the year: 1845
City of birth: Paris
Died: 1924
Place of death: Paris

Structured artwork information

Title of the piece of art: "crab eaters, sketch for the amphitheater of paleontology at the Museum of Natural History in Paris"
Classification: painting
Generic term: modern art
Artwork century: 19th century
Artwork year: 1897
Age of artwork: more than 120 years
Original medium: Oil painting
Original artwork size: Height: 75,5 cm, Width: 25 cm
Signature on artwork: Registration - Signed and dated lower right "F. Cormon 97"
Museum / collection: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Place of the museum: Paris, France
Museum's website: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris

Structured article information

Product type: art copy
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Manufacturing process: UV direct printing
Origin of the product: German production
Stock type: on demand production
Proposed product use: wall gallery, art collection (reproductions)
Alignment of the image: portrait format
Aspect ratio: length to width 1 : 3
Interpretation of the side aspect ratio: the length is is 66% shorter than the width
Available variants: metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print
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Poster print (canvas paper) options: 30x90cm - 12x35", 40x120cm - 16x47"
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