Jean-François Montessuy, 1843 - Pope Gregory XVI Visiting the Church of San Benedetto at Subiaco - fine art print
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This masterpiece Pope Gregory XVI Visiting the Church of San Benedetto at Subiaco was made by the painter Jean-François Montessuy. The beyond 170 year-old original creation was painted with the size of 49 1/4 x 55 3/8 in (125,1 x 140,7 cm) and was crafted on the medium oil on canvas. What is more, the piece of art forms part of 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.. We are glad to state that the public domain artpiece is being included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Whitney Collection, Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, and Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh, by exchange, 2003. Additionally, the artwork has the creditline: The Whitney Collection, Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, and Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh, by exchange, 2003. In addition to this, the alignment is in landscape format and has a ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width.
Additional information as provided from the museum (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
The magnificently frescoed monastery of San Benedetto, about thirty miles east of Rome at Subiaco, was built during the Middle Ages as a pilgrimage site. The presence of the reigning pontiff during a visit of 1834 imparts the gravity of contemporary history to this picturesque costume piece. He is shown emerging from the Sacro Speco, the cave venerated as the one in which Saint Benedict lived as a hermit about A.D. 500. Montessuy sought to establish his reputation with this, his first such masterwork, at the Paris Salon of 1844. There is no more complete expression of the penchant among Lyonnais artists for surface description than this painting.
|Artwork title:||"Pope Gregory XVI Visiting the Church of San Benedetto at Subiaco"|
|Classification of the work of art:||painting|
|Generic term:||modern art|
|Artwork century:||19th century|
|Year of creation:||1843|
|Age of artwork:||170 years|
|Original medium:||oil on canvas|
|Original dimensions:||49 1/4 x 55 3/8 in (125,1 x 140,7 cm)|
|Exhibited in:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Place of museum:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Website of the museum:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Whitney Collection, Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, and Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh, by exchange, 2003|
|Creditline:||The Whitney Collection, Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, and Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh, by exchange, 2003|
Artist information table
|Artist name:||Jean-François Montessuy|
|Nationality of artist:||French|
|Professions of the artist:||painter|
|Age at death:||72 years|
|Year of birth:||1804|
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- Canvas print: The canvas direct print is a printed canvas mounted on a wood frame. A canvas has the unique look of three-dimensionality. How can I hang a canvas on the wall? Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is quite simple to hang the Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. Therefore, canvas prints are suitable for all types of walls.
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Structured article information
|Product type:||wall art|
|Reproduction:||reproduction in digital format|
|Manufaturing technique:||digital printing (UV direct print)|
|Type of stock:||production on demand|
|Product use:||home design, wall gallery|
|Image alignment:||landscape format|
|Image ratio:||1.2 : 1 - (length : width)|
|Image ratio meaning:||the length is 20% longer than the width|
|Materials available:||acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Aluminium print sizes:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Picture frame:||not available|
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