Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre, 1740 - The Death of Harmonia - fine art print

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In-depth print product infos

The 18th century artpiece was painted by the master Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre. The version of the masterpiece had the size: 77 1/2 x 58 1/4 in (196,9 x 148 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the artist as the medium of the work of art. Nowadays, the artpiece belongs to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's art collection in New York City, New York, United States of America. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Abrams, by exchange, 1969 (license: public domain). In addition to that, the artwork has the creditline: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Abrams, by exchange, 1969. The alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with a ratio of 3 : 4, which means that the length is 25% shorter than the width.

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  • Aluminium dibond print: This is a metal print manufactured on aluminium dibond material with an outstanding depth - for a modern look and a non-reflective surface. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your ideal introduction to fine art prints on alu. The bright & white parts of the original work of art shine with a silky gloss but without glare. The colors of the print are bright and luminous, the details are crisp. The direct UV print on aluminium is the most popular entry-level product and is an extremely stylish way to showcase fine art prints, because it puts all of the viewer’s focus on the replica of the artwork.
  • Canvas print: The canvas print, which should not be confused with a painting on a canvas, is a digital image printed from an industrial printer. It generates the distinctive look of three-dimensionality. In addition to that, a canvas creates a cosy and pleasant effect. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which means that it is quite simple to hang the Canvas print without the support of extra wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for all kinds of walls.
  • Print on glossy acrylic glass: The print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a an art print on plexiglass, changes the original into stunning décor. Beyond that, the acrylic print is a distinct alternative to dibond or canvas fine art prints. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts and also details become more recognizeable thanks to the very subtle gradation.
  • The poster print (canvas material): The Artprinta poster print is a printed sheet of canvas paper with a slightly rough structure on the surface, which reminds the actual masterpiece. The poster print is optimally used for putting your art print in a special frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin between 2 - 6cm around the work of art in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.

Legal disclaimer: We try our utmost to depict the art products as accurate as possible and to exhibit them visually on the different product detail pages. Still, the pigments of the print materials, as well as the imprint might diverge slightly from the image on your screen. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, color pigments might not be printed one hundret percent realistically. Considering that all our fine art prints are printed and processed by hand, there may also be minor variations in the size and exact position of the motif.

Product table

Print product type: wall art
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Production process: UV direct print (digital printing)
Manufacturing: made in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended usage: home décor, gallery wall
Alignment of the image: portrait format
Image ratio: 3 : 4
Aspect ratio implication: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Materials available: poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Picture frame: without frame

Structured artwork data

Title of the piece of art: "The Death of Harmonia"
Classification of the artwork: painting
Art categorization: classic art
Artwork century: 18th century
Year: 1740
Artwork age: 280 years old
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Size of the original artwork: 77 1/2 x 58 1/4 in (196,9 x 148 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website of the museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Abrams, by exchange, 1969
Artwork creditline: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Abrams, by exchange, 1969

The painter

Name of the artist: Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre
Artist nationality: French
Professions: painter
Country of origin: France
Classification: old master
Lifetime: 75 years
Year born: 1714
Died in the year: 1789

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Artwork specifications by the museum's website (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)

The story is rather an obscure one. Harmonia, the daughter of Gelon II, king of Syracuse, was threatened by conspirators. Her governess tried to save her by exchanging her clothes with those of a slave girl, who, dressed as a princess, was murdered. Moved by the girl’s courage, Harmonia revealed her identity and was put to death in 214 B.C. The picture was engraved by Charles Nicolas Cochin I in 1751 and was much praised when it was exhibited in the same year. Toward the middle of the eighteenth century, historical subjects with moral overtones were again coming into fashion.

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