Hans Memling, 1465 - The Annunciation - fine art print

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This artwork was painted by the male artist Hans Memling in 1465. The original has the following size: 73 1/4 x 45 1/4 in (186,1 x 114,9 cm) and was painted with oil on wood. Today, the work of art is included in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 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.. With courtesy of - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (licensed: public domain). Creditline of the artwork: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917. Further, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with an aspect ratio of 2 : 3, meaning that the length is 33% shorter than the width. The Netherlandish Hans Memling was an artist from the Netherlands, whose artistic style was primarily Northern Renaissance. The Northern Renaissance artist was born in the year 1430 in Seligenstadt, Hessen state, Germany and died at the age of 64 in the year 1494.

General information from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

One of the largest surviving depictions of the Annunciation, this imposing painting was most likely commissioned by Ferry de Clugny, whose family coat of arms—the two joined keys—decorates the carpet and stained-glass window. In 1465, Ferry founded the Chapelle Dorée as his burial site in the Saint-Lazare cathedral at Autun and lavishly decorated it with artworks, probably including this panel. The composition is based on a design by Rogier van der Weyden. Possibly commissioned before his death in 1464, it was painted by Memling, who, technical evidence suggests, was a journeyman in Rogier's workshop before establishing himself in Bruges in 1465.

Structured artwork data

Artwork title: "The Annunciation"
Artwork classification: painting
Art classification: classic art
Temporal classification: 15th century
Created in: 1465
Age of artwork: more than 550 years
Painted on: oil on wood
Size of the original work of art: 73 1/4 x 45 1/4 in (186,1 x 114,9 cm)
Museum / location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Creditline of artwork: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917

Artist overview table

Artist: Hans Memling
Also known as: Jan van Mimnelinghe, Hemelinck Hans, Zuan Memeglino, Hemmeling Hans, Emmelinkx, Membling, Hans Memlinc, Hans Hemmelinck, Himmelinck, Memmelinck Hans, memling h., Mamline Hans, Emmelinck, Memmelynghe Jan van, Memling Khans, Hamelinck, Memling, Heymelinck, Hans Hémelink, Hammelmik, Hemelink, Hans Memmelinck of Bruges, Hemeling, John of Bruges, Jean Hemmelink, Hemmelinck, Jean Emmelinck, Memlinc Jan, Hemling Hans, Hans van Brugge, Emelinck, Jean Hemelinck, Memling Hans, Hans Memling, Memlinc Hans, hemling hans
Artist gender: male
Nationality: Dutch
Professions: Netherlandish
Home country: the Netherlands
Artist category: old master
Art styles: Northern Renaissance
Age at death: 64 years
Born in the year: 1430
Town of birth: Seligenstadt, Hessen state, Germany
Died in the year: 1494
City of death: Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium

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Print product type: art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Product usage: wall décor, wall gallery
Alignment of the image: portrait alignment
Side ratio: (length : width) 2 : 3
Image ratio meaning: the length is 33% shorter than the width
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