Peter Paul Rubens, 1605 - The Fall of Phaeton - fine art print

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Summary of the replica

The 17th century masterpiece The Fall of Phaeton was painted by the Dutch painter Peter Paul Rubens. What is more, the artpiece is part of the National Gallery of Art's digital collection, which is the museum of the US-American nation that preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. With courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington (license: public domain).The creditline of the artwork is: . Besides this, the alignment is landscape and has an aspect ratio of 4 : 3, meaning that the length is 33% longer than the width. The diplomat, painter Peter Paul Rubens was a European artist from the Netherlands, whose style was mainly Baroque. The Baroque artist was born in the year 1577 in Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and deceased at the age of 63 in 1640.

What does the curator team of the National Gallery of Art state about this 17th century artwork painted by Peter Paul Rubens? (© - by National Gallery of Art - National Gallery of Art)

Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640), one of the greatest masters of the 17th century, painted this masterpiece as a young artist in Rome. Rubens depicted a moment of high drama in this popular Greek myth that was famously recounted in Ovid's Metamorphoses (c. 8 AD). Phaeton, the Sun-god Apollo's son, had begged and begged his father to allow him to drive the Chariot of the Sun across the sky. After Apollo finally conceded, his worst fears were confirmed: the rash youth had neither the strength nor the experience to control the chariot and keep it on its regular course through the heavens. The horses bolted in an erratic pattern, so that Earth either froze because the Sun Chariot was too far away, or it was scorched by the Sun's heat. At left, the Horae, butterfly-winged female figures personifying the seasons, which represent the harmony and order of the universe, are reacting in terror as Earth below bursts into flame. Even the great astrological bands that arch through the heavens are disrupted. Outside the picture frame, Jupiter, the supreme god, has just unleashed a thunderbolt aimed at Phaeton in order to save the universe from complete destruction. As the chariot disintegrates and the horses tumble apart, Phaeton plunges to his death.

Structured artwork details

Name of the painting: "The Fall of Phaeton"
Artwork categorization: painting
Art categorization: classic art
Temporal classification: 17th century
Year of creation: 1605
Age of artwork: more than 410 years
Museum / collection: National Gallery of Art
Location of museum: Washington D.C., United States of America
Museum's webpage: www.nga.gov
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Artist information

Name: Peter Paul Rubens
Other names: P. Rubbens, Ruvens, Piere Paul Rubens, P. P. Rubbens, Pietro Paolo Rubbens, Rubens Peter Paul Sir, P.P. Rubens, Sir P. P. Rubens, Petrus Paulus Rubbens, Paolo Rubens, P. Paulus Rubbens, P.P. Rubbens, Rubenns Peter Paul, Pieter Paul Rubbens, Rubeen, Bubens, Paulo Rubbens, P. Paulo Rubbens, petrus paul rubens, P. Reuben, rrubes, Reuben, Pierre Paul Rubbens, P. P. Rubens, Ruwens, P. Pauel Rubens, Rubens, Ruvenes, rubens p. p., Rubens Pietro Paolo, P. Rubens, Rubens ou sa manière, P: P: Rubbens, Petri Paulo Rubbens, Rubens ou dans sa maniere, Paul Rubens, Rubins, Petro Paulo Rubbens, Ruben's, Rubens Sir, P. Paul Rubens, P. Paolo Rubens, Rubens Pierre-Paul, Rubin, Ubens Fiammingo, Ruben Peter Paul, Rubbens, Rubenso fiamengo, Pieree Paul Rubens, Pietro Robino, PP. Rubens, Rubben, Ruuenes Peter Paul, Rupens, Rubens P.P., Rubens Sir Peter Paul Flem., Ruben, Petro Paulo Rubes, Pietro Paulo Rubens, Reubens, Rubens Peter Paul, Rubens P. P., Pieter Paulus Rubbens, Rubens Peeter Pauwel, Paul Reubens, Pedro Pablo Rubenes, Buddens, Chev. Pet. Paul. Rubens, Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Pet. Paul Rubens, רובנס פטר פאול, Rubens Pietro Paolo, Petro Paul Rubens, Sir P.P. Rubens, Sir P.Paul Rubens, Pietro Paolo, Peter Paul Reubens, Pietropaolo Rubenz, Sir P. Paul Rubens, P. P. Reubens, Pierre-Paul Rubbens, Petrus Paulus Rubens, Rhubens, P. Ribbens, Peter Poulo Ribbens, Rubens Sir Peter Paul, P.P. Rubeens, Ruebens Peter Paul, רובנס פטר פול, Pierre Paul Rubens, P.P Rubens, rubens petrus paulus, Peter Paul Rubens, Rubens Pieter Paul, Rubenns, Rubens Peter Paul, Pietro Pauolo, Pedro Paulo Rubbens, Ribbens, Rubens Pieter-Pauwel, Sir P. Reuben, Pietro Paolo Fumino, Rubens d'Anversa, Peter Paolo Rubens, P.-P. Rubens, Pietro Pauolo Rubens, Ruebens, Pietro Paolo Rubens, Rurens, Pedro Pablo de Rubenes, Pierre-Paul Rubens, Pierre Rubens, Pablo Rubes, P.o Pablo Rubens, Rubenes, P. v. Rubens, Pieter Paulo Rubbens, pieter paul rubens
Artist gender: male
Nationality of artist: Dutch
Jobs: diplomat, painter
Country of the artist: the Netherlands
Classification: old master
Styles: Baroque
Life span: 63 years
Birth year: 1577
Born in (place): Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Year died: 1640
City of death: Antwerp, Antwerpen province, Flanders, Belgium

What materials can I select?

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

  • Printed acrylic glass (with real glass coating): A glossy print on acrylic glass, often referenced as a UV print on plexiglass, changes the artwork into beautiful décor. The artwork is manufactured with the help of state-of-the-art UV direct printing technology. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts plus artwork details become more identifiable due to the very fine tonal gradation of the print. The plexiglass protects your selected fine art print against sunlight and heat for many years.
  • Printed poster (canvas material): The Artprinta poster print is a printed canvas with a slight surface structure, that reminds the actual work of art. Please note, that depending on the absolute size of the poster we add a white margin 2-6cm around the print motif in order to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
  • Aluminium print (aluminium dibond): Aluminium Dibond prints are metal prints with an outstanding depth. The Aluminium Dibond Print is the ideal introduction to fine art reproductions on aluminum. For the Aluminium Dibond option, we print the favorite artpiece on the surface of the white-primed aluminum. The colors are luminous in the highest definition, the fine details appear crisp and clear, and you can perceive a matte appearance of the art print surface.
  • The canvas print: A canvas print, not to be confused with a real painting on a canvas, is an image applied onto cotton canvas. It has the special impression of three dimensionality. A canvas of your favorite masterpiece will give you the chance to turn your personal into a large collection piece like you would see in a gallery. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy to hang your Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for all kinds of walls.

Structured product details

Print prodct: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct print (digital printing)
Product Origin: Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Proposed product use: art reproduction gallery, wall picture
Alignment of the artwork: landscape format
Aspect ratio: length to width 4 : 3
Meaning: the length is 33% longer than the width
Materials you can select: poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) variants: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Poster print (canvas paper) options: 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Dibond print (alumnium material): 40x30cm - 16x12", 80x60cm - 31x24", 120x90cm - 47x35"
Picture frame: not available

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