Pierre-Auguste Cot, 1880 - The Storm - fine art print

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Supplemental information from the museum (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

When Cot exhibited this painting at the Salon of 1880, critics speculated about the source of the subject. Some proposed the French novel Paul and Virginie by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737–1814), in which the teenage protagonists run for shelter in a rainstorm, using the heroine’s overskirt as an impromptu umbrella; others suggested the romance Daphnis and Chloe by the ancient Greek writer Longus. New York collector and Metropolitan Museum benefactor Catharine Lorillard Wolfe commissioned the work under the guidance of her cousin John Wolfe, one of Cot's principal patrons. Like the artist’s earlier Springtime (2012.575), it was immensely popular and extensively reproduced.

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In 1880 Pierre-Auguste Cot made this modern art piece of art The Storm. The original was painted with the following size: 92 1/4 x 61 3/4 in (234,3 x 156,8 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the French artist as the medium of the work of art. Today, this work of art forms part of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's art collection, which is one of the world's largest and finest art museums, which includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.. This public domain work of art is supplied with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887. : Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887. Moreover, alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with a side ratio of 2 : 3, which means that the length is 33% shorter than the width. The painter Pierre-Auguste Cot was an artist, whose artistic style can be attributed primarily to Realism. The artist was born in 1837 and deceased at the age of 46 in 1883.

Work of art details

Name of the artwork: "The Storm"
Artwork classification: painting
Generic term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in the year: 1880
Approximate age of artwork: more than 140 years
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): 92 1/4 x 61 3/4 in (234,3 x 156,8 cm)
Exhibited in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Artwork creditline: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887

Article details

Article classification: wall art
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing process: UV direct print (digital printing)
Production: German production
Stock type: on demand production
Intended usage: gallery wall, art collection (reproductions)
Alignment: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 2 : 3
Meaning: the length is 33% shorter than the width
Fabric options: metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print): 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47", 100x150cm - 39x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) size options: 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) variants: 20x30cm - 8x12", 40x60cm - 16x24", 60x90cm - 24x35", 80x120cm - 31x47"
Art print framing: not available

Artist overview

Name: Pierre-Auguste Cot
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: French
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: France
Artist category: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Died aged: 46 years
Year born: 1837
Year died: 1883

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