Karel Dujardin, 1663 - Boy Blowing Soap Bubbles. Allegory on the Transitoriness - fine art print

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The boy has just lowered his pipe and looks with satisfaction at the bubbles he has sent flying.

One hand holds the soap dish, a scallop shell which still holds a few trembling bubbles. The boy is balanced on a giant soap bubble, surfing the waves on an equally giant shell.

An allegory This vessel constitutes a surreal element within what is otherwise a realistic depiction, proclaiming the motif to be an allegory.

The transience og happiness and the brevity of human life The motif is a "memento mori", a reminder of the transience of happiness and the brevity of human life. The work combines two well-known tropes from the 17th century: Fortuna, the goddess of good fortune, rolling on the waves on a ball, and the "Homo Bulla (est)" ("Man is a bubble") concept, which is often portrayed as a child blowing soap bubbles.

In 1663 the male Dutch artist Karel Dujardin created the 17th century piece of art. Nowadays, the artpiece belongs to the Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)'s collection in Copenhagen, Denmark. With courtesy of National Gallery of Denmark (public domain).The creditline of the artwork is: . Furthermore, alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Karel Dujardin was a painter. printmaker from the Netherlands, whose artistic style can be attributed mainly to Baroque. The Baroque painter was born in the year 1626 in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands and deceased at the age of 52 in 1678 in Venice, Venezia province, Veneto, Italy.

Available product materials

For every art print we offer different materials and sizes. In order match your personal requirements perfectly, you can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Poster print (canvas material): A poster print is a printed flat canvas paper with a slightly roughened structure on the surface. It is excellently qualified for placing the art replica with a special frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm round about the print to facilitate the framing.
  • Aluminium dibond: An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with an impressive effect of depth. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your excellent start to fine art replicas produced with aluminum. For the Print On Aluminum Dibond, we print your artpiece onto the surface of the aluminum.
  • The canvas print: The canvas direct print is a printed canvas stretched on a wood frame. Also, a canvas creates a cosy, pleasant ambience. Your canvas of this work of art will allow you to transform your new art print into a large artpiece as you would see in a gallery. Hanging a canvas print: Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy to hang your Canvas print without the use of any wall-mounts. That is why, a canvas print is suitable for any kind of wall.
  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An print on acrylic glass, which is sometimes labelled as a plexiglass print, will turn your favorite artwork into lovely décor. Furthermore, the acrylic print makes a distinct alternative option to aluminium and canvas fine art replicas. Your favorite artwork is being custom-made thanks to the help of state-of-the-art UV printing machines. With an acrylic glass fine art print contrasts plus smaller image details will be visible thanks to the subtle tonal gradation. The plexiglass with real glass coating protects your selected fine art print against light and external influences for decades.

Artist overview table

Artist name: Karel Dujardin
Additional names: Garel du Giardin, C. D. Gardin, Carl du Jardin, C. du Schardin, Desjardin Karel, Carlo Jardin, Carle Dujardin, K. du Jaardin, Karel de Jardin, C. du Jardyn, K du Jardin, Karle du Jardin, C. Jardin, Carles Dujardin, Charles du Jardin, Karl dujardin, Karel du Jardine, Carl du Jardyn, Carel Jardin, C du Jardin, Carlo du Jardins, Korrel du Jardin, K. Jardin, Carle Dujardin en Italie, Carel du Gardyn, Karel du Jardin, Du Gardin Bockbaert, Duvardin, Charles Dujardin, Car. du Jardin, Du Jardyn, Jardin, Du Jardin Carel, Desjardin, Karle Dujardin, Carlo Dujardins, Carel du Jardyn, Du Jardin Charles, C. du Jardin, du jardin k., Dujantijn, Karel du Gardin, Karl Du Jardin, Karel da Jardin, Carel du Jardijn, Karel Dujardin, Du Jardin Karel, Carlo du Jardin, Karel du Jourdin, Carl du Jardane, Karil du Jardin, Carle Du Jardin, Jardin Karel du, Dujardin K., Dujardin Karel oder Du Jardin, Quarel du Jardin, Quarel Dujardin, Du Gardijn Karel, Siardin, Carel du Gardin, S. du Jardin, K. de Jardin, Du Jardin Bockbaert, Carl. du Jardin, Jardijn, Dujardini, Carel da Jardin, K.D. Jardin, Karal du Jardin, C. du. Jardin, Gardin Karel du, C. da Jardin, Karel du Gardyn, Carl Dujardin, Dujardin Karel, Carl du Chardin, Karlo du Jardi, Karel du Jardyn, Jardini, Car du Jardin, Carel Dusjardijn, Du Jardyns, Querel du Giardin, Carel du Jardin, R. Du Jardin, Jardine, Jardin Carl du, K. Dujardin, D. Jardin, K. du Jardin, Carolo du Jardin, Jardyn, D. Jourdin, Du Jardijn, K. du Iardin, C. du Gardyn, K. du Jardine, Carl du Jardin genannt Bocksbart, Du Jardin, C. D. Jardin, Karle du Jardin., Ch. Dujardin, Karyl du Jardin, Dujardin Bockbaert, Kam du Jardin, K. du Jardyn, Du Gardijn Bockbaert, Carel de Jardin, K. du Jardijn, Carel Desjardin, K. du Gardyn, Du Jardin K., du Jerdyn, Kam Dujardin, C. de Jardin, Carel-Dujardin, Du Jardin Karel Hol., C.D. Jardyn, Dujardin, Gardijn Karel du, Siardin Karel, Carlo de Jordains, Keral Dujardin, Jordine, Du Gardijn Carel, Karil du Jardn, Carle de Jardin, Karl du Jardyn, Carl du Jarden, Du Gardin Karel, Da Jardin, Dujardin Carel, Kaul du Jardin, Carel du Gardijn, Carel Dujardin, Karel-du-Jardin, Haul du Jardin, C. Dujardin, C. D Jardin
Gender: male
Artist nationality: Dutch
Jobs of the artist: painter. printmaker
Country of the artist: the Netherlands
Artist category: old master
Styles of the artist: Baroque
Died aged: 52 years
Year of birth: 1626
Town of birth: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Year of death: 1678
Died in (place): Venice, Venezia province, Veneto, Italy

Work of art specs

Name of the painting: "Boy Blowing Soap Bubbles. Allegory on the Transitoriness"
Artwork classification: painting
Category: classic art
Artwork century: 17th century
Created in: 1663
Age of artwork: over 350 years
Exhibited in: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
Museum location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Museum website: Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Denmark

About the product

Product type: art reproduction
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production process: UV print / digital printing
Production: German production
Type of stock: production on demand
Intended usage: wall picture, wall gallery
Alignment of the image: portrait format
Image aspect ratio: 1 : 1.2 - length : width
Image aspect ratio implication: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available choices: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame): 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) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium dibond print size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Art print framing: not available

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