Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1868 - Bashi-Bazouk - fine art print

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This piece of art Bashi-Bazouk was painted by the realist painter Jean-Léon Gérôme in 1868. The 150 year-old artpiece measures the size: 31 3/4 x 26 in (80,6 x 66 cm) and was made with the technique of oil on canvas. Today, the work of art is included in the digital collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States of America. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008 (public domain). The creditline of the artpiece is: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008. Besides, the alignment is portrait with a ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. The painter Jean-Léon Gérôme was a European artist from France, whose art style can be attributed mainly to Realism. The French painter lived for a total of 80 years and was born in 1824 and deceased in the year 1904.

What does the website of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art write about this 19th century artwork made by Jean-Léon Gérôme? (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)

This arresting picture was made after Gérôme returned to Paris from a twelve-week journey to the Near East in early 1868. He was at the height of his career when he dressed a model in his studio with textiles he had acquired during the expedition. The artist’s Turkish title for this picture—which translates as "headless"—evokes the unpaid irregular soldiers who fought ferociously for plunder under Ottoman leadership, although it is difficult to imagine this man charging into battle wearing such an exquisite silk tunic. Gérôme’s virtuosic treatment of textures provides a sumptuous counterpoint to the figure’s dignified bearing.

Background data on the artpiece

Work of art title: "Bashi-Bazouk"
Artwork categorization: painting
Generic term: modern art
Artwork century: 19th century
Created in: 1868
Artwork age: 150 years old
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Artwork original dimensions: 31 3/4 x 26 in (80,6 x 66 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Web page: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008
Artwork creditline: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008

Artist summary

Name of the artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality: French
Professions of the artist: painter
Country: France
Classification: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Died aged: 80 years
Year of birth: 1824
Year of death: 1904

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  • Canvas print: The printed canvas, not to be confused with a canvas painting, is a digital image printed directly on cotton canvas. Canvas Prints have the advantage of being relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the help of extra wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suitable for any type of wall.
  • Printed poster on canvas material: Our poster print is a printed canvas paper with a granular surface texture. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster we add a white margin of around 2 - 6cm round about the painting to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
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Article details

Product categorization: art copy
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production process: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: manufactured in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Product use: home design, home décor
Orientation of the image: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 1 : 1.2
Image aspect ratio meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Material options: metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium dibond print options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
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