Martinus Rørbye, 1825 - View from the Artist's Window - fine art print
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General description from the museum's website (© Copyright - by Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) - Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark))
Around the mid-1820s Rørbye found himself in a time of transition on several levels. On a personal level he was about to leave his childhood home where this view from the drawing-room window was painted.
Dichotomy between the real and the ideal On a professional level, he began to supplement his studies at the Academy with additional schooling from the idealist Eckersberg, and at the same time a shift occurred in the intellectual life of the period, giving rise to a greater emphasis on the dichotomy between the real and the ideal, between the familiar and distant longings.
Aspects of transition These different aspects of transition left their mark on the scene. The familiar closeness of the drawing room is contrasted with the sailing ships in the harbour, bound for faraway destinations. The cage in the window occupies a transitional position between the indoors and the outdoors, thereby emphasising the symbolism of the imprisoned bird.
Popular themes with symbolic undertones On the windowsill, flowers in different stages of growth reflect the stages of human life: The small cutting to the right is balanced by the flowering hydrangea and the partially withered flower in the middle of the picture. Out in the harbour the flowers are matched by three warships: the middle ship is still under construction, the right one has no rigging, leaving only the ship on the left seaworthy. During the Romantic era, open windows and ships on the sea became popular themes with symbolic undertones.
General article description
The masterpiece was created by the romanticist master Martinus Rørbye. The original version was painted with the size 38 x 29,8 cm. Oil on canvas was used by the Danish artist as the medium of the artpiece. Besides, this artwork can be viewed in in the digital art collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), which is the largest museum of fine arts in Denmark and is attached to the Danish Ministry of Culture.. With courtesy of - National Gallery of Denmark (public domain).: . On top of that, alignment is in portrait format with a ratio of 3 : 4, which means that the length is 25% shorter than the width. Martinus Rørbye was a painter, whose style can be classified as Romanticism. The artist lived for a total of 45 years, born in 1803 and died in 1848.
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Brief overview of the artist
|Name of the artist:||Martinus Rørbye|
|Country of origin:||Denmark|
|Artist category:||modern artist|
|Life span:||45 years|
|Born in the year:||1803|
|Died in the year:||1848|
|Died in (place):||Copenhagen|
Work of art specs
|Artwork name:||"View from the Artist's Window"|
|Classification of the artpiece:||painting|
|Umbrella term:||modern art|
|Year of creation:||1825|
|Artwork age:||more than 190 years old|
|Painted on:||oil on canvas|
|Size of the original artwork:||38 x 29,8 cm|
|Museum:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|Location of museum:||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|web page:||Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark)|
|License of artwork:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||National Gallery of Denmark|
|Print product type:||art copy|
|Production technique:||UV direct printing (digital print)|
|Product Origin:||produced in Germany|
|Stock type:||on demand production|
|Intended product usage:||art print gallery, wall décor|
|Side ratio:||3 : 4 - length : width|
|Interpretation:||the length is 25% shorter than the width|
|Fabric variants:||canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants:||30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating):||30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) sizes:||30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"|
|Aluminium print options:||30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"|
|Framing of the artprint:||not available|
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