Julian Alden Weir, 1885 - Portrait of Mrs. Robert Walter Weir - fine art print

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General description from Los Angeles County Museum of Art (© - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

ROBERT W. WEIR, the father of the artist and also of the painter JOHN FERGUSON WEIR, was born in New York, New York, in 1803. He studied for three years in Florence and Rome, returning to New York in 1827. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Design two years later. He was instructor in drawing at the United States Military Academy from 1834 to 1876 and is best known for his paintings of historical subjects, such as Embarkation of the Pilgrims, 1837- 43 (Capitol Rotunda, Washington, D.C.). He died in New York in 1889. Robert W. Weir was J. Alden Weir’s first teacher and continued to give his son advice and encouragement later in life. The son retained a deep admiration for his father and freely acknowledged his debt to him. Among the first paintings he undertook after his return from study in Paris were a portrait of his father exhibited in 1878 at the National Academy of Design, and a study for the portrait, exhibited at the Society of American Artists. When J. Alden Weir painted his self-portrait for the National Academy of Design in 1886, he acknowledged his debt to his father by including the finished portrait of 1878 in the background. (He also executed a watercolor study, c. 1878 [private collection], possibly in preparation for this important early portrait.) The museum’s portrait of Robert Weir is quite unlike the portrait of 1878 and was painted about seven years later. The earlier work’s dramatic pose and conventional studio lighting from the side and above have been replaced by a direct gaze and frontal illumination. The lack of depth, flat lighting, and discrete brushstrokes in this portrait of his father and the accompanying one of Mrs. Weir may reflect the artist’s interest during these years in the work of Édouard Manet (1832-1883). At the same time the example of the old masters is strong in all his early work. Daughter of an Episcopal priest, Susan Martha Bayard was born in 1817. She taught school before joining the household of Robert W. Weir in 1845 to help raise his nine children after the death of his first wife. On July 15, 1846, they were married, and she bore him seven more children. Most of the sons followed military careers, but John Ferguson Weir, a child of the first marriage, and J. Alden Weir, her youngest son, became artists. Mrs. Weir died in 1900.

Detailed product information

This modern art masterpiece titled Portrait of Mrs. Robert Walter Weir was painted by the artist Julian Alden Weir. The over 130 year-old original creation had the size: 23 7/8 x 19 15/16 in (60,80 x 50,64 cm) and was painted with the technique oil on canvas. Moveover, this work of art is included in the art collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art located in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. With courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org) (public domain).The creditline of the artwork is: . In addition to that, the alignment is portrait and has a ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Julian Alden Weir was a painter, whose artistic style can primarily be classified as Impressionism. The American painter lived for 67 years and was born in 1852 in West Point, Orange county, New York state, United States and died in the year 1919 in New York City, New York state, United States.

Background information on the unique piece of art

Name of the painting: "Portrait of Mrs. Robert Walter Weir"
Artwork classification: painting
Broad category: modern art
Temporal classification: 19th century
Created: 1885
Age of artwork: 130 years old
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original dimensions (artwork): 23 7/8 x 19 15/16 in (60,80 x 50,64 cm)
Museum / location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Location of museum: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Museum website: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)

Item table

Article type: art copy
Reproduction method: reproduction in digital format
Production technique: UV direct printing (digital print)
Manufacturing: Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Intended product usage: art print gallery, wall art
Orientation of the image: portrait alignment
Image ratio: 1 : 1.2
Image ratio meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Materials you can choose: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Framing of the art reproduction: not included

The artist

Name of the artist: Julian Alden Weir
Aliases: weir j.a., weir john alden, Weir J. Alden, alden weir, Weir Julian Alden, weir j alden, Julian Alden Weir, Weir, j. alden weir
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality: American
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country of origin: United States
Classification: modern artist
Styles: Impressionism
Lifespan: 67 years
Born in the year: 1852
Place of birth: West Point, Orange county, New York state, United States
Died: 1919
City of death: New York City, New York state, United States

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