Mary Cassatt, 1886 - Child in a Straw Hat - fine art print

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In her frequent depictions of children, Mary Cassatt invested relatively quiet and unexceptional moments with considerable dynamism in handling and composition.

Child in a Straw Hat is one of many paintings Cassatt made of little girls appearing to play dress-up. But where Cassatt often portrayed girls taking pleasure in the act of role-playing, here the child’s expression suggests that she is not enjoying herself. Isolated and required to stand still, her demeanor conveys a mixture of pensiveness, frustration, and boredom. While the subject matter captures a languid moment, the paint is handled energetically. Broad, visible brushstrokes are used throughout the composition, forming abstract patterns in some areas, such as the white sleeves of the blouse and smock. The paint was applied quickly and directly to the canvas, in a manner referred to as alla prima, which lends an appearance of spontaneity to the work.

Artpiece table

Title of the artwork: "Child in a Straw Hat"
Categorization of the work of art: painting
Generic term: modern art
Temporal classification: 19th century
Artwork year: 1886
Age of artwork: 130 years
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Size of the original artpiece: 65,3 x 49,2 cm (25 11/16 x 19 3/8 in)
Exhibited in: National Gallery of Art
Museum location: Washington D.C., United States of America
Website of the museum: National Gallery of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Brief overview of the artist

Artist name: Mary Cassatt
Alternative names: Mary Cassatt, Cassatt Mary Stevenson, Cassatt, m. cassatt, cassat mary, Mary Stevenson Cassatt, cassatt mary, קאסאט מארי, Cassatt Mary
Gender: female
Artist nationality: American
Jobs of the artist: graphic artist, printmaker, painter
Home country: United States
Artist category: modern artist
Styles: Impressionism
Life span: 82 years
Year born: 1844
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States, neighborhood
Died in the year: 1926
Place of death: Le Mesnil-Theribus, Hauts-de-France, France

Structured product details

Product classification: wall art
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Production technique: UV direct printing
Manufacturing: manufactured in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Intended product use: wall decoration, home décor
Orientation: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 3 : 4 (length : width)
Meaning: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Fabric options: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes: 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) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Framing of the art reproduction: not included

Which kind of print materials can I order?

The product dropdown menu gives you the opportunity to choose the size and material of your choice. You can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An acrylic glass print, which is often labelled as a print on plexiglass, will convert the original work of art into amazing décor. In addition, it forms a viable alternative to aluminium or canvas fine art prints. The artwork is manufactured with the help of state-of-the-art UV direct printing technology. With an acrylic glass fine art print contrasts and also details become visible due to the delicate gradation of the print. Our acrylic glass protects your custom art print against sunlight and heat for between 4 and six decades.
  • Aluminium dibond print: An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with a true depth effect - for a modern look and a non-reflective surface structure. Colors are luminous in the highest definition, the fine details appear crisp, and you can literally perceive a matte appearance of the fine art print.
  • Printed poster (canvas material): Our poster print is a printed sheet of canvas paper with a slight surface finish, which reminds the original masterpiece. It is qualified for putting your art print using a customized frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin 2 - 6cm around the print, which facilitates the framing.
  • The canvas print: A canvas direct print is a printed canvas stretched on a wooden frame. Additionally, a canvas print creates a soft, positive feeling. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy to hang the Canvas print without the support of additional wall-mounts. That is why, canvas prints are suited for all types of walls.

The art product

The artpiece was created by the American painter Mary Cassatt. The more than 130 year old original had the exact size: 65,3 x 49,2 cm (25 11/16 x 19 3/8 in) and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. Today, this work of art forms part of the National Gallery of Art's art collection, which is located in Washington D.C., United States of America. With courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington (public domain).The creditline of the artpiece is the following: . What is more, the alignment is in portrait format with a side ratio of 3 : 4, meaning that the length is 25% shorter than the width. The painter, graphic artist, printmaker Mary Cassatt was a North American artist from United States, whose style can mainly be assigned to Impressionism. The North American artist was born in the year 1844 in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States, neighborhood and deceased at the age of 82 in the year 1926 in Le Mesnil-Theribus, Hauts-de-France, France.

Important information: We try everything in order to describe the products as accurate as possible and to showcase them visually in our shop. Nevertheless, the pigments of the printing material, as well as the print result may differ marginally from the image on your monitor. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, colors may not be printed one hundret percent realistically. Since the art reproductions are printed and processed manually, there may as well be slight variations in the exact position and the size of the motif.

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