Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1914 - Moonlight, Walls of Tangiers - fine art print
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Original information about the artwork from the museum's website (© Copyright - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Following his 1910 trip to Morocco, Tanner painted many scenes of Tangiers and exhibited them in Chicago at Thurber Art Galleries in 1911 and in New York at M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913. Although Moonlight: Walls of Tangiers has traditionally been dated 1914, based on William Preston Harrison’s authority, the painting may have been executed earlier, for several of the works exhibited in 1913 have similar titles, in particular one painting entitled Moonrise: Walls of Tangiers. Although the North African locale provided the same exotic scenery incorporated in Tanner’s religious images, the Moroccan scenes are not religious. The elimination of a narrative may have assisted Tanner in his exploration of the formal aspects of painting, for it is just during these prewar years that his art underwent its last stylistic change. Tanner used his views of the streets, walls, and arcades of the city to explore the phenomena of color and light, not in an analytical manner as did the impressionists, but rather in harmony with both his own romanticism and turn-of-the-century tonalist trends in Europe and the United States. The Moroccan paintings are all vague, shadowy scenes painted in one predominant hue with thick, scumbled passages over rich glazing on a white ground. The blue and green palette of Moonlight: Walls of Tangiers has shades of yellow, peach, and purple. Tanner had begun to experiment with pigments and glazes around 1907 and by World War I was almost exclusively using the complex technique of layered glazes. Perhaps it was his renewed acquaintance with the Orient that enabled Tanner to develop the more resonant and colorful painting style characteristic of his art from about 1910 until his death in 1937.
Details about the artwork
|Piece of art title:||"Moonlight, Walls of Tangiers"|
|Classification of the artwork:||painting|
|General category:||modern art|
|Created in the year:||1914|
|Age of artwork:||more than 100 years|
|Medium of original artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Original artwork size:||25 7/8 x 21 1/4 in (65,72 x 54,1 cm)|
|Museum:||Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Artwork license:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)|
Background information on the artist
|Artist:||Henry Ossawa Tanner|
|Alias names:||Tanner Henry Owassa, Tanner Henri, Tanner Henri Ossawa, Tanner Henry Ossawa, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Henry Owassa Tanner, Tanner|
|Nationality of artist:||American|
|Jobs of the artist:||university teacher, painter|
|Country of the artist:||United States|
|Classification of the artist:||modern artist|
|Died aged:||78 years|
|Year of birth:||1859|
|Born in (place):||Pittsburgh, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of death:||Paris, Ile-de-France, France|
The product specifications
|Article categorization:||fine art print|
|Reproduction:||reproduction in digital format|
|Manufaturing technique:||UV direct printing (digital print)|
|Stock type:||production on demand|
|Proposed product use:||home design, wall gallery|
|Aspect ratio:||1 : 1.2 - length : width|
|Interpretation of image aspect ratio:||the length is 20% shorter than the width|
|Materials you can choose from:||poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Dibond print (alumnium material) options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Art print framing:||please consider that this product does not have a frame|
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Art product summary
The modern art masterpiece was made by the American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner. The original measures the size: 25 7/8 x 21 1/4 in (65,72 x 54,1 cm) and was manufactured with the medium oil on canvas. The work of art is included in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's collection. With courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org) (licensed: public domain).: . In addition to this, the alignment is portrait with a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width.
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