Gustave Courbet, 1852 - Madame Auguste Cuoq (Mathilde Desportes, 1827-1910) - fine art print

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Print product summary

The 19th century artpiece was created by the realist master Gustave Courbet in 1852. The beyond 160 year old original version had the following size: 69 1/2 x 42 1/2 in (176,5 x 108 cm) and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. Besides, this piece of art can be viewed in in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. We are happy to reference that the masterpiece, which is in the public domain is being provided, courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. The creditline of the artwork is the following: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. The alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a ratio of 9 : 16, which means that the length is 45% shorter than the width. The painter, sculptor, communard Gustave Courbet was a European artist, whose style can mainly be assigned to Realism. The Realist painter lived for a total of 58 years - born in the year 1819 in Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France and died in the year 1877 in La Tour-de-Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland.

Materials our customers can pick from

We offer a range of different sizes and materials for every product. Hence, we allow you to choose among the following options:

  • Canvas: The UV printed canvas material applied on a wooden frame. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight. This means, it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the help of additional wall-mounts. That is why, canvas prints are suited for all kinds of walls.
  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with a true effect of depth, which creates a modern impression thanks to a surface structure, which is not reflective. The Aluminium Dibond Print is your ideal introduction to prints produced on aluminum. Colors are luminous in the highest definition, the fine details are clear and crisp.
  • The poster print (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed flat canvas with a fine structure on the surface, which resembles the actual version of the artwork. Please note, that depending on the size of the poster print we add a white margin 2-6cm round about the painting to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): The print on acrylic glass, which is often described as a plexiglass print, will transform the original artwork into beautiful décor and offers a good alternative to canvas or aluminium dibond fine art replicas. The work of art is made with the help of state-of-the-art UV direct print technology. The real glass coating protects your selected art replica against light and heat for many years to come.

Legal note: We try our utmost in order to describe our products as precisely as possible and to exhibit them visually. However, the pigments of the print materials, as well as the print result may diverge marginally from the representation on the device's screen. Depending on your screen settings and the quality of the surface, not all color pigments are printed as exactly as the digital version shown here. Since all our are printed and processed by hand, there may also be minor differences in the size and exact position of the motif.

About the item

Print product type: fine art print
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Proposed product use: gallery wall, home décor
Image alignment: portrait alignment
Side ratio: length to width 9 : 16
Image aspect ratio interpretation: the length is 45% shorter than the width
Available options: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print): 50x90cm - 20x35", 100x180cm - 39x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options: 50x90cm - 20x35", 100x180cm - 39x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Dibond print (alumnium material) size options: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Art print framing: not available

Background information on the original work of art

Work of art name: "Madame Auguste Cuoq (Mathilde Desportes, 1827-1910)"
Classification of the artpiece: painting
Category: modern art
Period: 19th century
Artpiece year: 1852
Age of artwork: around 160 years
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original dimensions (artwork): 69 1/2 x 42 1/2 in (176,5 x 108 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Web URL Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Creditline: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929

Artist table

Artist: Gustave Courbet
Alternative names: Courbet, Courbet Jean-Desire-Gustave, Kurbe Gi︠u︡stav, courbet g., G. Courbet, Gust. Courbet, courbet gustav, gustav courbet, קורבה גוסטב, courbet gustave, Gustave Courbet, courbert, Courbet Gustave, Courbet G., Courbet Jean Desire Gustave
Gender: male
Nationality: French
Jobs of the artist: painter, sculptor, communard
Home country: France
Artist category: modern artist
Styles: Realism
Life span: 58 years
Born in the year: 1819
Born in (place): Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Died: 1877
Place of death: La Tour-de-Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland

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Supplemental description from the museum's website (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Several artists ventured portraits of Mathilde Desportes, including the popular academician Jean-Jacques Henner (1829–1905), but her husband, Auguste Cuoq, found most of them unacceptable. This likeness was among those he rejected, reportedly because he felt that it did not adequately convey his wife’s beauty. Courbet appears to have finished the picture to his own satisfaction in 1857, the date he assigned it in the catalogue of the solo exhibition he mounted in Paris in 1867.

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