Sir William Beechey - George IV (1762–1830), When Prince of Wales - fine art print
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What does the original description of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art write about the artwork made by Sir William Beechey? (© Copyright - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
This portrait of the prince wearing a uniform of the Tenth Light Dragoons and the star of the Order of the Garter is a version of Beechey's diploma work, which was presented to the Royal Academy in 1798. Another version, commisssioned by the sitter and probably painted in 1803, is in the British Royal Collection.
Details about the unique work of art
|Piece of art name:||"George IV (1762–1830), When Prince of Wales"|
|Classification of the work of art:||painting|
|Original medium:||oil on canvas|
|Original dimensions (artwork):||56 1/4 x 44 1/2 in (142,9 x 113 cm)|
|Museum / location:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Museum's website:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Heathcote Art Foundation, 1986|
|Artwork creditline:||Gift of Heathcote Art Foundation, 1986|
About the artist
|Name of the artist:||Sir William Beechey|
|Professions of the artist:||painter|
|Country:||the United Kingdom|
|Age at death:||86 years|
|Year of death:||1839|
The product specs
|Product classification:||fine art reproduction|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Production method:||UV direct printing|
|Stock type:||production on demand|
|Product use:||gallery wall, wall décor|
|Side ratio:||1 : 1.2 length to width|
|Side ratio implication:||the length is 20% shorter than the width|
|Fabric options:||poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) sizes:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Aluminium print size variants:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Picture frame:||not available|
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The artwork George IV (1762–1830), When Prince of Wales was created by Sir William Beechey. The version of the artwork has the size 56 1/4 x 44 1/2 in (142,9 x 113 cm) and was painted on the medium oil on canvas. The artwork is included in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital collection. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Heathcote Art Foundation, 1986 (licensed - public domain). Moreover, the artpiece has the creditline: Gift of Heathcote Art Foundation, 1986. In addition to that, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait and has an aspect ratio of 1 : 1.2, meaning that the length is 20% shorter than the width. The painter Sir William Beechey was a European artist, whose style can be classified as Neoclassicism. The artist was born in the year 1753 and passed away at the age of 86 in the year 1839.
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