Gerard David, 1510 - The Nativity with Donors and Saints Jerome and Leonard - fine art print

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Original artwork information from the museum's website (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

David focuses attention on the mystery of the Incarnation—that is, Christ's birth and sacrifice for the redemption of mankind. Despite the joyful moment depicted, the figures all wear somber expressions, foreshadowing Christ’s eventual suffering and death. The sheaf of grain parallel to the manger refers to John 6:41: "I am the bread which came down from Heaven." The two donors, who are presented by Saints Jerome and Leonard, have remained unidentified. They could have been called Catherine and Anthony, since they are painted with the attributes of saints with these names.

Detailed product info

The piece of art was made by the northern renaissance painter Gerard David. The 510 years old artwork has the following size: Central panel 35 1/2 x 28 in (90,2 x 71,1 cm); each wing 35 1/2 x 12 3/8 in (90,2 x 31,4 cm) and was painted on the medium oil on canvas, transferred from wood. Today, this artpiece forms part of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital art collection located in New York City, New York, United States of America. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (licensed: public domain). : The Jules Bache Collection, 1949. Besides this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format and has a side ratio of 3 : 2, meaning that the length is 50% longer than the width. The artist, illuminator, painter, drawer, miniaturist Gerard David was an artist, whose artistic style can be classified as Northern Renaissance. The painter lived for 63 years - born in 1460 in Oudewater, Utrecht province, Netherlands and deceased in the year 1523 in Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium.

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General background information on the artist

Artist: Gerard David
Also known as: Gerard David, Davidt Gheeraedt, david gerard, David Gheeraert, gheeraert david, Davit Gherat, Davidt Gherat, David Gerard, Davit Gheeraedt, David Gherat, David Gheeraedt, Davit Gheeraert, David, Davidt Gheeraert, Davidt Gerard, Davit Gerard
Gender of the artist: male
Artist nationality: Dutch
Professions: artist, miniaturist, drawer, painter, illuminator
Home country: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: old master
Styles: Northern Renaissance
Died aged: 63 years
Birth year: 1460
Place of birth: Oudewater, Utrecht province, Netherlands
Died: 1523
Deceased in (place): Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium

Structured table of the artwork

Title of the piece of art: "The Nativity with Donors and Saints Jerome and Leonard"
Categorization: painting
Broad category: classic art
Century: 16th century
Artpiece year: 1510
Artwork age: over 510 years
Painted on: oil on canvas, transferred from wood
Size of the original artpiece: Central panel 35 1/2 x 28 in (90,2 x 71,1 cm); each wing 35 1/2 x 12 3/8 in (90,2 x 31,4 cm)
Museum / location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum's web page: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Artwork creditline: The Jules Bache Collection, 1949

The product details

Article classification: art copy
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production process: digital printing
Production: German production
Stock type: on demand
Intended product usage: gallery wall, wall art
Orientation of the image: landscape alignment
Side ratio: length : width - 3 : 2
Interpretation: the length is 50% longer than the width
Materials available: poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Aluminium print size options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Frame: please bear in mind that this reproduction is not framed

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