Georges Jules Victor Clairin, 1885 - Funeral of Victor Hugo - the vigil under the triumphal arch - fine art print

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Original artwork information from the museum (© - Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House -

Large Canvas with a gold frame

This scene of the vigil under the triumphal arch, on the night of May 31 to June 1, 1885, Victor Hugo is on his deathbed, and before national Funeral, another highlight of mourning that stops the attention artists like Alfred Roll (inv. No. 211) or here Georges Clairin, night accentuating the dramaturgy of the funeral scene. Clairin shows the coffin of the poet before the immense catafalque designed by Charles Garnier, guarded by Republican Guards on horseback, carrying torches. In this documentary vision, it adds an allegorical figure holding a laurel wreath and a torch (?) Which, extending its luminous body is responding the light of glory and immortal genius to terrestrial flame guards.

As the 1887 exhibition catalog, George Clairin present there: "CLAIRIN 542 (G.). H. C. Funeral of Victor Hugo; - the vigil. "The work is reproduced in color in" The illustrated Life. " Image has variants with the picture of the museum (more finished look, unlike the winged genius and wreaths in the foreground, etc.) and bears a signature and the date "1885" on the site of the dedication to Mrs. Ménard-Dorian. A gravure Schwartzweber Schiltz & Co., published by Alph. Piaget, with "military Salon 1887" offers new variants with the painting of the museum and one reproduced in "The illustrated Life." One can wonder if the fabric of the museum, freer execution and more lyrical, is not a sketch or a republic to be offered Aline Ménard-Dorian (whose daughter married Pauline Georges Hugo in 1894) , who held a Republican salon frequented by writers, painters and political man (it is considered one of Proust's models for the character of Verdurin). Georges Clairin was close to this republican middle and Hugo's because in addition to the painting on the wake, it left a portrait of Victor Hugo on his deathbed, autographed Jules Claretie (MVHPD0721).

State funeral, Arc de Triomphe (Paris)

What type of art product do we offer?

The more than 130 year old painting was created by the master Georges Jules Victor Clairin in 1885. The original version of the masterpiece measures the size: Height: 125,4 cm, Width: 92,6 cm and was manufactured with the techinque Oil, Canvas (material). The original artwork is inscribed with the following text: Registration - Bottom left "Ms. Ménard-Dorian His respectful friend G. Clairin.. This piece of art forms part of the digital collection of Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House. With courtesy of: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House (public domain license).The creditline of the artwork is: . In addition to this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 3 : 4, which implies that the length is 25% shorter than the width.

Artwork table

Name of the artwork: "Funeral of Victor Hugo - the vigil under the triumphal arch"
Artwork categorization: painting
Category: modern art
Century: 19th century
Artpiece year: 1885
Artwork age: around 130 years old
Artwork original medium: Oil, Canvas (material)
Original artwork dimensions: Height: 125,4 cm, Width: 92,6 cm
Original artwork inscription: Registration - Bottom left "Ms. Ménard-Dorian His respectful friend G. Clairin.
Museum: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House
Museum location: Paris, France
Museum's web page: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House

The product specs

Article categorization: art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended product use: art print gallery, home design
Artwork orientation: portrait format
Image aspect ratio: 3 : 4 length to width
Aspect ratio interpretation: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Available product materials: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Aluminium print: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Picture frame: without frame

The artist

Artist: Georges Jules Victor Clairin
Professions of the artist: painter
Classification: modern artist
Age at death: 76 years
Birth year: 1843
Place of birth: Paris
Year of death: 1919
Died in (place): Belle-Ile-en-Mer

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