Gustave Courbet, 1869 - The Calm Sea - fine art print

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The Calm Sea from Gustave Courbet as your own art replica

This over 150 years old painting with the title The Calm Sea was painted by Gustave Courbet. The beyond 150 years old original has the following size - 23 1/2 x 28 3/4 in (59,7 x 73 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the French painter as the technique for the masterpiece. Nowadays, this work of art can be viewed in in 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.. This modern art work of art, which belongs to the public domain is being provided with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. The creditline of the artpiece is: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929. The alignment is in landscape format and has a side ratio of 1.2 : 1, which means that the length is 20% longer than the width. Gustave Courbet was a male painter, sculptor, communard, whose artistic style can be classified as Realism. The European artist was born in 1819 in Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France and died at the age of 58 in 1877.

Artwork specifications from The Metropolitan Museum of Art website (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Courbet painted this view looking out over the English Channel during a visit to Étretat along the coast of Normandy in August 1869. The ocean has receded at low tide, and two small boats are left on the shore. The tranquil composition, with its immense sky towering over narrow bands of water and sand, is unusual for Courbet’s marine paintings of this period, dominated by dramatically crashing waves.

Structured artwork details

Title of the artpiece: "The Calm Sea"
Categorization of the artpiece: painting
General term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Year: 1869
Approximate age of artwork: 150 years old
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original artwork dimensions: 23 1/2 x 28 3/4 in (59,7 x 73 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Artwork creditline: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929

About the painter

Artist name: Gustave Courbet
Other names: courbert, Gustave Courbet, Courbet, courbet gustave, קורבה גוסטב, gustav courbet, courbet gustav, Courbet Gustave, Courbet Jean-Desire-Gustave, courbet g., Courbet G., Kurbe Gi︠u︡stav, Gust. Courbet, Courbet Jean Desire Gustave, G. Courbet
Gender: male
Artist nationality: French
Jobs: communard, sculptor, painter
Country of origin: France
Artist category: modern artist
Styles of the artist: Realism
Died at the age of: 58 years
Year born: 1819
Born in (place): Ornans, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Year of death: 1877
Town of death: La Tour-de-Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland

The product material options

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  • Aluminium dibond print (metal): These are metal prints on aluminium dibond material with a true depth. For our Aluminium Dibond print, we print the chosen work of art right on the surface of the aluminum material. The colors of the print are bright and vivid in the highest definition, details appear crisp.
  • The poster print on canvas material: The poster print is a UV printed canvas paper with a fine surface texture. Please keep in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm around the print motif in order to facilitate the framing.
  • Canvas: The canvas direct print is a printed canvas mounted on a wooden stretcher. Additionally, a printed canvas produces a soft and comfy ambience. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is quite simple to hang up your Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Hence, a canvas print is suited for all kinds of walls.
  • Print on acrylic glass: The print on acrylic glass, which is often described as a UV print on plexiglass, will convert the original into gorgeous décor and is a great alternative option to canvas and aluminidum dibond prints. Your work of art is manufactured thanks to modern UV print machines. The great advantage of a plexiglass print is that contrasts and also minor color details become more visible because of the delicate gradation of the picture. The plexiglass with real glass coating protects your custom art print against light and external influences for many years to come.

About this item

Article categorization: fine art reproduction
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Origin of the product: produced in Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Proposed product use: wall picture, art print gallery
Image orientation: landscape alignment
Image ratio: length : width - 1.2 : 1
Meaning: the length is 20% longer than the width
Materials you can choose: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print): 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Aluminium dibond print sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Framing of the art reproduction: not included

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