Francesco Cairo, 1635 - Herodias - fine art print
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What specifically does the curator team of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art state about the artwork created by Francesco Cairo? (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Herodias—the mother of Salome—swoons at the sight of the head of John the Baptist, which she had urged her daughter to demand on a platter as a reward for her dance. Unfortunately, the bottom of the canvas was cut to eliminate the grisly detail of John’s head. Cairo made something of a specialty of grisly subjects, combining acts of violence and a kind of morbid eroticism. The picture was painted in Turin, where the artist was court painter to Duke Vittorio Amedeo I of Savoy (1587–1637) between 1633 and 1637.
Structured table of the artpiece
|Title of the painting:||"Herodias"|
|General term:||classic art|
|Created in the year:||1635|
|Age of artwork:||over 380 years old|
|Medium of original artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Original dimensions (artwork):||29 5/8 x 24 5/8 in (75,2 x 62,5 cm)|
|Museum / collection:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Museum website:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Paul Ganz, in memory of Rudolf Wittkower, 1973|
|Artwork creditline:||Gift of Paul Ganz, in memory of Rudolf Wittkower, 1973|
About the artist
|Aliases:||Cavaglier Cairo, Monsu Turino, Cavallero Francesco del Cayro, Delcayno, Cavalliere del Cairo, Cairo del, Cavallero Cayro, Cav. Cairo da Milano, Cavaglier Francesco del Cairo, Cavalier Cayro, Il Cavaliere del Cairo, Cairo Francesco del, Cavaliere del Cairo, Cavalier Cairo da Turin, Cav. Cairo Milanese, Cavalier Cairo da Torino, Cairo Frank, Cairo, cavalier Cairo sta a Milano, de Cavallier del Cayro, Francesco Cairo Milanese, Cavaglier del Cairo, Cavalier del Cairo, Cavallero Francesco del Cairo, Del Cairo Francesco, Francesco del Cairo, Cairo Il Cavaliere Del Cairo, Cayro, Cavalier Fran.co del Caijro, Frank Cairo, Cavallier del Cairo, Cavag. Cayro, Franz Cairo, Cavalier Cairo, Cairo Francesco, Cavalier Cairo milanese, Caballero Francesco del Cairo, cairo francesco gennant il cavalier del alte, Cavallero Cairo, F. Cairo, Chevalier Cairo, Caballero Cairo, Francesco Cairo, Le Chevalier Milanois, Cavagl.re del Cairo, Cav. Del Cairo, Cavaliere Cairo, Cav.r del Cairo|
|Artist classification:||old master|
|Born in the year:||1607|
|Place of birth:||Milan, Milano province, Lombardy, Italy|
|City of death:||Milan, Milano province, Lombardy, Italy|
The product details
|Product classification:||fine art reproduction|
|Reproduction:||reproduction in digital format|
|Manufacturing method:||UV direct printing|
|Origin of the product:||produced in Germany|
|Type of stock:||on demand production|
|Intended product usage:||wall decoration, gallery wall|
|Artwork orientation:||portrait format|
|Aspect ratio:||1 : 1.2 - length : width|
|Implication:||the length is 20% shorter than the width|
|Available variants:||acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper)|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) variants:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Art print framing:||without frame|
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- Poster print (canvas material): The Artprinta poster print is a printed canvas paper with a slightly rough surface finish. It is used for framing the art print in a special frame. Please keep in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin between 2-6cm round about the print motif in order to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
- Aluminium dibond print: Aluminium Dibond prints are prints on metal with an impressive effect of depth, which creates a fashionable look throuch a surface , which is not reflective. The Aluminium Dibond Print is the ideal start to prints produced with alu. For our Direct Aluminium Dibond option, we print your chosen artwork on the aluminium composite surface.
- Canvas print: The canvas print is a printed canvas stretched on a wooden stretcher. A canvas print has the advantage of being low in weight, meaning that it is easy and straightforward to hang the Canvas print without the help of any wall-mounts. That is why, canvas prints are suitable for any type of wall.
- Acrylic glass print: The acrylic glass print, which is often referenced as a UV print on plexiglass, will convert your favorite original artwork into wonderful décor. The acrylic glass protects your selected art replica against light and external influences for decades.
Art product specs
Herodias was by the male painter Francesco Cairo. The version of the work of art has the following size: 29 5/8 x 24 5/8 in (75,2 x 62,5 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the painter as the technique for the painting. This artwork forms part of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's art collection, 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 classic art public domain piece of art is being supplied with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Paul Ganz, in memory of Rudolf Wittkower, 1973. : Gift of Paul Ganz, in memory of Rudolf Wittkower, 1973. Further, the alignment is in portrait format with a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width.
Legal note: We try the best we can in order to depict the products as accurately as it is possible and to showcase them visually in our shop. At the same time, the pigments of the printing material, as well as the printing can diverge to a certain extent from the representation on your screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, not all colors can be printed as realisitcally as the digital version on this website. Because all the fine art prints are processed and printed manually, there might also be slight deviations in the size and exact position of the motif.
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