Filippino Lippi, 1497 - The Meeting of Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate - fine art print

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Product explanation

The Meeting of Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate was painted by Filippino Lippi in 1497. This artpiece belongs to the collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) in Copenhagen, Denmark. With courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark (license - public domain).: . Moreover, alignment of the digital reproduction is landscape and has a ratio of 1.2 : 1, which implies that the length is 20% longer than the width. Filippino Lippi was a painter of Italian nationality, whose style was mainly Early Renaissance. The artist lived for a total of 47 years, born in the year 1457 in Prato, Prato province, Tuscany, Italy and passed away in 1504 in Florence, Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy.

(© - by Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))

Filippino Lippi first studied under his father, Filippo Lippi (1406-1469), and subsequently under Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), whose influence is evident in the elegant figures and the linear style. The painting, which belongs to Lippi’s mature period, depicts a scene from Jacopo da Voragine’s (c. 1230-1298) Legenda Aurea (The Golden Legend).

The motif We are brought into the story by a young handmaiden whose gaze meets ours directly. Mary’s parents are seen in a tender embrace, finally reunited after a long period of separation. The legend recounts how Mary was miraculously conceived at the moment of the couple’s embrace.

Lippi's interest in classical Antiquity Being a true Renaissance artist, Lippi was as interested in classical Antiquity as Andrea Mantegna (1430/31-1506). In this painting, his interest is evident in e.g. the Corinthian columns and reliefs of e.g. the Golden Gate. The rest of the architecture in the background Lippi painted in a more medieval style referring to his home town of Florence, often referred to as a new Jerusalem at the time. Lippi’s Florentine roots are also demonstrated in the signature written in gold on the sill of the Golden Gate: ”PHILIPPINUS DE FLORENTIA”.

Piece of art details

Artpiece name: "The Meeting of Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate"
Classification: painting
Broad category: classic art
Temporal classification: 15th century
Artwork year: 1497
Age of artwork: around 520 years
Exhibited in: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Place of the museum: Copenhagen, Denmark
Website of the museum: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

Background information about the artist

Name: Filippino Lippi
Additional names: Lippi, Philippe Lippi fils, Lippi Filippino, Filippino Lippi, Filippino Fiorentino
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality of artist: Italian
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: Italy
Artist classification: old master
Art styles: Early Renaissance
Lifespan: 47 years
Year born: 1457
City of birth: Prato, Prato province, Tuscany, Italy
Died: 1504
Deceased in (place): Florence, Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy

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About the product

Product type: art print
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: UV print / digital printing
Product Origin: produced in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Intended usage: wall gallery, home décor
Image alignment: landscape format
Side ratio: length : width - 1.2 : 1
Meaning of image aspect ratio: the length is 20% longer than the width
Materials available: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Poster print (canvas paper): 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Dibond print (alumnium material) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Frame: not available

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