Rembrandt van Rijn, 1661 - Monk Reading - fine art print

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The article

The painting with the title Monk Reading was painted by the artist Rembrandt van Rijn in the year 1661. The over 350 year old original measures the size: 82 x 66 cm and was painted with the technique oil on canvas. The artwork is included in the Finnish National Gallery's digital collection, which is located in Helsinki, Finnland. With courtesy of: Finnish National Gallery (licensed - public domain).Creditline of the artwork: . Furthermore, alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Rembrandt van Rijn was a painter of Dutch nationality, whose artistic style can mainly be classified as Baroque. The Dutch painter lived for 63 years, born in the year 1606 in Leiden and passed away in 1669 in Amsterdam.

Possible material options

For every art print we offer a range of different sizes and materials. You can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Metal (aluminium dibond print): This is a metal print made on aluminium dibond with an impressive depth. The Aluminium Dibond Print is your ideal start to fine art reproductions on aluminum. The bright & white parts of the work of art shine with a silk gloss but without glow.
  • Poster (canvas material): Our poster is a UV printed flat canvas paper with a slightly roughened texture on the surface. The poster print is best suited for framing the art print using a custom-made frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm round about the artwork in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Canvas: A printed canvas, not to be mistaken with an artwork painted on a canvas, is a digital replica printed on a cotton canvas material. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the use of additional wall-mounts. Therefore, a canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.
  • The acrylic glass print: An print on acrylic glass, often described as a fine art print on plexiglass, will transform your favorite original work of art into décor. Your own replica of the work of art will be manufactured with the help of modern UV direct printing machines. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts and color details become more recognizeable because of the very subtle gradation of the print. Our real glass coating protects your chosen art print against light and external influences for decades.

Legal disclaimer: We try our best in order to describe the art products with as many details as we can and to illustrate them visually in our shop. At the same time, the pigments of the printing material and the print result can vary somehwat from the representation on the screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the quality of the surface, colors may not be printed as exactly as the digital version on this website. Bearing in mind that all our art reproductions are printed and processed by hand, there might as well be slight differences in the motif's size and exact position.

Structured article information

Print categorization: art copy
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production technique: UV direct print (digital printing)
Origin of the product: produced in Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Intended product use: art print gallery, wall décor
Orientation: portrait format
Side ratio: 1 : 1.2 - length : width
Image ratio meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available material options: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Art print framing: without frame

Background information on the artpiece

Title of the work of art: "Monk Reading"
Artwork classification: painting
Broad category: classic art
Temporal classification: 17th century
Created in the year: 1661
Approximate age of artwork: more than 350 years
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Dimensions of the original artpiece: 82 x 66 cm
Museum: Finnish National Gallery
Location of the museum: Helsinki, Finnland
Available under:
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: Finnish National Gallery

Contextual artist information

Name of the artist: Rembrandt van Rijn
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: Dutch
Professions of the artist: painter
Country: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: old master
Styles: Baroque
Lifetime: 63 years
Year of birth: 1606
Birthplace: Leiden
Died: 1669
Deceased in (place): Amsterdam

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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) Monk Reading / Reading monk / Lašanda Munk artist / artist / konstnär: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

title / book title / titel: Monk Reading / Reading monk / Lašanda munk

collection / compilation / samling: Hjalmar Linder Donation / Hjalmar Linder Donation / Hjalmar Linders donationssamling

Finnish National Gallery / Sinebrychoff Art Museum National Gallery / Sinebrychoff Art Museum Finlands National Gallery / Konstmuseet Sinebrychoff

inv. Well. A II 1410

photo / photo / foto: Finnish National Gallery / National Gallery / Finlands National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

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