John Hoppner - Richard Humphreys, the Boxer - fine art print

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Specifications of the artpiece, which has the title "Richard Humphreys, the Boxer"

This painting was painted by the male artist John Hoppner. The version of the artpiece measures the size: 55 3/4 x 44 1/4 in (141,6 x 112,4 cm) and was crafted with the medium oil on canvas. Besides, the artpiece is in the the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 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 pleased to state that the artpiece, which is in the public domain is being included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Fund, 1953. The creditline of the artwork is: The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Fund, 1953. What is more, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait and has a ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width. John Hoppner was a male painter from the United Kingdom, whose style can mainly be attributed to Romanticism. The British artist was born in 1758 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom and died at the age of 52 in the year 1810.

Selectable materials

For every product we offer a range of different materials and sizes. That is why, we allow you to choose among the following options:

  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): A glossy print on acrylic glass, which is often referenced as a print on plexiglass, will transform your original work of art into lovely décor. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts and granular artwork details become identifiable with the help of the granular gradation in the picture.
  • Poster print (canvas material): A poster is a printed canvas with a nice finish on the surface, which resembles the original version of the work of art. It is suited for placing the fine art print in a personal frame. Please keep in mind, that depending on the size of the poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm round about the painting, which facilitates the framing with a custom frame.
  • Canvas: The printed canvas, not to be confused with a painting on a canvas, is a digital copy printed from a UV direct printing machine. A canvas generates the particular effect of three-dimensionality. Your canvas print of this artpiece will let you turn your personal fine art print into a large artpiece like you know from galleries. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy to hang your Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. Therefore, a canvas print is suited for any kind of wall.
  • Aluminium dibond print: These are metal prints on aluminium dibond with an outstanding effect of depth. Colors are bright and vivid, the details of the print appear clear and crisp, and the print has a a matte look that you can literally feel. The direct print on aluminium is the most popular entry-level product and is a modern way to display art reproductions, because it draws attention on the whole artwork.

Important legal note: We try our utmost to describe our products as precisely as possible and to display them visually in our shop. Although, the pigments of the print materials and the printing may differ marginally from the representation on your screen. Depending on your settings of your screen and the nature of the surface, color pigments can unfortunately not be printed as realisitcally as the digital version depicted here. Considering that all the art prints are processed and printed manually, there may also be slight differences in the exact position and the size of the motif.

About the item

Print prodct: art reproduction
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: digital printing
Production: Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Product usage: gallery wall, wall picture
Orientation: portrait format
Aspect ratio: 1 : 1.2 - (length : width)
Image ratio interpretation: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Materials: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Frame: not included

Artwork specs

Piece of art name: "Richard Humphreys, the Boxer"
Categorization: painting
Original medium: oil on canvas
Size of the original artwork: 55 3/4 x 44 1/4 in (141,6 x 112,4 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Available at: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Fund, 1953
Creditline: The Alfred N. Punnett Endowment Fund, 1953

General information on the artist

Artist name: John Hoppner
Alias names: j. hoppner R. A., SIR JOHN HOPPNER, John Hoppner R. A., John Hoppner Esq. R. A., Hoppner R. A., Hoppner John, Hopner, hoppner jns, hoppner john, John Hoppner, J Hoppner RA, Hoppner R.A., Hoppner, Hopner John, J. Hoppner, hoppner j.
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: British
Professions: painter
Country of the artist: the United Kingdom
Styles: Romanticism
Lifespan: 52 years
Born: 1758
Born in (place): London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Year of death: 1810
Place of death: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

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Original information about the artwork by the museum (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)

Boxing, well known in antiquity, was revived in England in the eighteenth century and afforded entertainment for all classes of society. Humphreys's portrait must have been commissioned by Wilson Braddyll, his manager and promoter, in anticipation of a well-publicized match against Daniel Mendoza, which was to take place on January 9, 1788. The portrait was engraved by John Young in a large folio mezzotint published on January 3. The young boxer is depicted in his defensive stance, on the turf, and wearing breeches, silk stockings, and pumps.

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