Frederik Vermehren, 1855 - A Jutland Shepherd on the Moors - fine art print

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Artwork information as provided from Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) (© - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))

In June of 1854 Frederik Vermehren met this 82-year-old shepherd on the Jutland moors. He wandered, knitting, among the flowering heather with his sheep, his only company the dog resting at his feet. Over the next few months this fortuitous encounter gave rise to one of the principal rural scenes in Danish art history.

Working his way through several pencil and painted studies, Vermehren slowly approached the final incarnation of the scene which is about much more than simply the old man on the moors. Taking the mundane scene as its point of departure, the picture before us is a rendition of man’s affinity with nature, of a simple life lived in harmony with nature and the God whose presence is felt in the grand landscape.

The picture’s feel of having a metaphysical dimension is largely the result of the intensified light, the endless landscape, and – more specifically – the barrows in the background.

Artwork details

Piece of art title: "A Jutland Shepherd on the Moors"
Categorization of the artpiece: painting
General category: modern art
Century: 19th century
Year of creation: 1855
Artwork age: over 160 years
Museum / location: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Place of museum: Copenhagen, Denmark
Available under: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

Structured artist metadata

Name of the artist: Frederik Vermehren
Also known as: Vermehren Frederik., Frederik Vermehren, Vermehren Frits, Vermehren Frederik, Vermehren Johan Frederik Nicolai, Vermehren Johan Fredrik Nicolai, Johan Fredrik Nicolai Vermehren
Gender: male
Nationality: Danish
Professions of the artist: university teacher, painter
Country of origin: Denmark
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Died at the age of: 87 years
Birth year: 1823
Place of birth: Ringsted, Sj?lland, Denmark
Died in the year: 1910
Deceased in (place): Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Structured product information

Print prodct: art print
Reproduction method: reproduction in digital format
Production method: UV direct print (digital printing)
Product Origin: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Product usage: home design, gallery wall
Orientation: landscape alignment
Side ratio: length : width - 4 : 3
Aspect ratio meaning: the length is 33% longer than the width
Materials available: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35", 160x120cm - 63x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35", 160x120cm - 63x47"
Poster print (canvas paper): 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) size variants: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Picture frame: please note that this art print is not framed

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We offer a range of various materials and sizes for every product. In order match your personal requirements perfectly, you can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An print on acrylic glass, which is often described as a print on plexiglass, will transform your favorite original into home décor and is a good alternative to canvas or dibond art prints. The work of art is being custom-made with the help of modern UV printing technology.
  • The poster print (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed canvas with a slightly rough surface structure. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6 cm around the painting, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • Canvas print: The UV printed canvas material applied on a wooden stretcher frame. A canvas makes a sculptural impression of three-dimensionality. A canvas print has the advantage of being relatively low in weight. That means, it is quite simple to hang up the Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Therefore, a canvas print is suitable for any type of wall.
  • Aluminium print (aluminium dibond): Aluminium Dibond prints are prints on metal with an outstanding depth effect.

Your personal fine art print

The piece of art was made by the Danish artist Frederik Vermehren. It can be viewed in in the art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark). With courtesy of - National Gallery of Denmark (license - public domain).In addition to that, the artpiece has the following creditline: . Besides, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format and has a ratio of 4 : 3, which means that the length is 33% longer than the width. Frederik Vermehren was a painter, university teacher of Danish nationality, whose style was primarily Realism. The artist was born in 1823 in Ringsted, Sj?lland, Denmark and deceased at the age of 87 in the year 1910.

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