Jacques Louis David, 1816 - General Etienne Maurice Gerard (1773-1852) - fine art print

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Following Napoleon’s defeat at the battle of Waterloo in 1815, Jacques Louis David, a leading figure in the French revolution and first painter to the Emperor, went into exile in Brussels. There he painted General Gérard, a commander in the French army and a member of the imperial aristocracy who had also settled temporarily in the Belgian capital. This portrait is among the first David painted abroad and it is remarkable for its clear, bright color and sharp realism.

Article overview

This more than 200 years old piece of art "General Etienne Maurice Gerard (1773-1852)" was made by Jacques Louis David. The piece of art measures the dimensions 77 5/8 x 53 5/8 in (197,2 x 136,2 cm) and was made on the medium oil on canvas. Today, the artpiece can be viewed in in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital 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.. The modern art public domain masterpiece is provided with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Rogers and Fletcher Funds, and Mary Wetmore Shively Bequest, in memory of her husband, Henry L. Shively, M.D., 1965. : Purchase, Rogers and Fletcher Funds, and Mary Wetmore Shively Bequest, in memory of her husband, Henry L. Shively, M.D., 1965. What is more, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 1.4, meaning that the length is 29% shorter than the width. The painter Jacques Louis David was an artist from France, whose artistic style can primarily be classified as Classicism. The European artist was born in the year 1748 in Paris and passed away at the age of 77 in 1825.

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Artist details table

Name: Jacques Louis David
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: French
Professions: painter
Home country: France
Artist category: modern artist
Art styles: Classicism
Lifetime: 77 years
Born in the year: 1748
Town of birth: Paris
Died in the year: 1825
Deceased in (place): Brussels

Work of art specs

Title of the painting: "General Etienne Maurice Gerard (1773-1852)"
Classification of the artpiece: painting
Umbrella term: modern art
Time: 19th century
Created in the year: 1816
Approximate age of artwork: 200 years
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): 77 5/8 x 53 5/8 in (197,2 x 136,2 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Rogers and Fletcher Funds, and Mary Wetmore Shively Bequest, in memory of her husband, Henry L. Shively, M.D., 1965
Creditline of artwork: Purchase, Rogers and Fletcher Funds, and Mary Wetmore Shively Bequest, in memory of her husband, Henry L. Shively, M.D., 1965

About the article

Article categorization: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production process: UV direct print (digital printing)
Provenance: produced in Germany
Stock type: on demand
Product use: art print gallery, art reproduction gallery
Alignment of the artwork: portrait format
Aspect ratio: 1 : 1.4
Image ratio interpretation: the length is 29% shorter than the width
Available reproduction materials: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 50x70cm - 20x28"
Aluminium dibond print sizes: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Art print framing: without frame

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