John Trumbull, 1780 - George Washington - fine art print

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Original information about the artwork from the museum (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

In this portrait, George Washington (1732–1799) is shown standing on a bluff above the Hudson River with his enslaved personal servant, Billy Lee, on horseback behind him. The view across the river encompasses West Point, New York, with a red-and-white banner, possibly the Navy ensign adopted in 1775, flying atop the fortress. Trumbull had served on Washington’s staff as an aide-de-camp early in the Revolutionary War. He painted this portrait from memory about five years later, when he was studying in London. It was the first authoritative representation of Washington available in Europe and was soon copied throughout the Continent.

Structured artwork data

Title of the artpiece: "George Washington"
Categorization of the artwork: painting
Art categorization: classic art
Temporal classification: 18th century
Created in the year: 1780
Approximate age of artwork: more than 240 years
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Original dimensions (artwork): 36 x 28 in (91,4 x 71,1 cm)
Exhibited in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum website: www.metmuseum.org
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Creditline: Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924

General information on the artist

Artist name: John Trumbull
Alias names: Col. Trumbull, John Trumbull, Trumbule, Trumbul, John Trumbull Esq., Tumbull John, Tumbull, John Trumbull Esq, j. trumbull, Trumbull, Trumbull John
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality of artist: American
Professions of the artist: painter, artist
Country of origin: United States
Classification: old master
Styles of the artist: Romanticism
Lifetime: 87 years
Year of birth: 1756
Place of birth: Lebanon, New London county, Connecticut, United States
Died in the year: 1843
City of death: New York City, New York state, United States

Structured article information

Article type: art print
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct print
Production: produced in Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Intended product usage: wall gallery, wall decoration
Image orientation: portrait alignment
Image aspect ratio: 3 : 4 - (length : width)
Aspect ratio implication: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Materials you can choose: metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Framing of the art reproduction: not available

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We offer a range of various sizes and materials for every product. The following sizes and materials are the options we offer you for individualization:

  • Glossy acrylic glass print (with real glass coating on top): A glossy acrylic glass print, often denoted as a an art print on plexiglass, will turn the artwork into stunning wall decoration. The work of art will be manufactured with state-of-the-art UV print machines.
  • Aluminium dibond: These are metal prints on aluminium dibond with an impressive effect of depth - for a modern impression and non-reflective surface structure. The Aluminium Dibond Print is your ideal introduction to art reproductions produced on aluminum. The colors are luminous, fine details appear crisp. The print on aluminium is one of the most popular entry-level products and is an extremely stylish way to showcase art prints, because it puts the viewer’s attention on the artwork.
  • Printed poster (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed flat cotton canvas paper with a slight surface finish, which resembles the actual work of art. A print poster is suited for framing the art replica with the help of a personal frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2 - 6cm around the work of art in order to facilitate the framing.
  • The canvas print: The printed canvas applied on a wood frame. Your canvas of your favorite work of art will let you turn your individual fine art print into a large artwork like you would see in a gallery. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy and straightforward to hang your Canvas print without the support of extra wall-mounts. A canvas print is suited for any type of wall.

Art product explanation

The 18th century piece of art George Washington was created by the romanticist master John Trumbull in 1780. The version of the painting was made with the following size: 36 x 28 in (91,4 x 71,1 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the painter as the medium of the masterpiece. Moveover, the work of art forms part of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 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.. With courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924 (public domain). Creditline of the artwork: Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924. What is more, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait and has a side ratio of 3 : 4, meaning that the length is 25% shorter than the width. The artist, painter John Trumbull was a North American artist, whose style was mainly Romanticism. The American painter lived for 87 years and was born in 1756 in Lebanon, New London county, Connecticut, United States and passed away in 1843.

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