Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, 1903 - The Poor People - fine art print

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In 1903 the painter Théophile Alexandre Steinlen made this modern art artpiece with the title The Poor People. The 110 years old artpiece has the following dimensions Height: 81,3 cm, Width: 100 cm. Oil, Canvas (material) was applied by the artist as the medium of the piece of art. The painting has the following text as inscrption: "Signature - Bottom Right "Steinlen 1903"". It belongs to the Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House's collection, which is a house museum where the writer Victor Hugo lived for 16 years. This modern art public domain masterpiece is provided with courtesy of Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House.: . Moreover, alignment is in landscape format with an image ratio of 1.2 : 1, which implies that the length is 20% longer than the width.

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  • The poster print on canvas material: The Artprinta poster print is a printed canvas paper with a fine finish on the surface. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster we add a white margin 2-6 cm around the work of art, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • The canvas print: A printed canvas material mounted on a wooden stretcher frame. A canvas print has the great advantage of being low in weight, which implies that it is easy and straightforward to hang your Canvas print without extra wall-mounts. That is why, a canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.
  • Aluminium dibond print: Aluminium Dibond prints are prints on metal with an outstanding depth effect.
  • Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): The acrylic glass print, often denoted as a UV print on plexiglass, transforms the original into magnificient décor. Your own replica of the work of art is being custom-made with the help of modern UV printing technology. The effect of this are rich and sharp colors. The real glass coating protects your chosen art print against light and heat for many years to come.

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Structured article details

Product type: wall art
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: UV direct print
Origin of the product: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended product usage: wall art, home design
Orientation of the image: landscape alignment
Image ratio: 1.2 : 1
Image ratio interpretation: the length is 20% longer than the width
Materials: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Aluminium dibond print size variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Framing of the artprint: not available

Piece of art information

Title of the painting: "The Poor People"
Classification of the artpiece: painting
General category: modern art
Temporal classification: 20th century
Created: 1903
Approximate age of artwork: around 110 years
Medium of original artwork: Oil, Canvas (material)
Size of the original artwork: Height: 81,3 cm, Width: 100 cm
Original artpiece inscription: Signature - Bottom Right "Steinlen 1903"
Museum: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House
Museum location: Paris, France
Website of the museum:
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House

Artist overview table

Name: Théophile Alexandre Steinlen
Jobs of the artist: painter
Artist classification: modern artist
Age at death: 64 years
Year born: 1859
City of birth: Lausanne
Died in the year: 1923
Deceased in (place): Paris

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Illustration of the poem LXX, X the collection of Victor Hugo "The Legend of the Centuries", corresponding to the last line of the poem by which, after the father decides recuillir two orphaned child, the mother reveals that she beat her decision "This is the mother, you see, who knocks at our door, we open the two children we will mix the tous.Cela we climb the evening on genoux.Ils live, they are brother and sister five autres.Quand. it will need to be fed with nôtresCette little girl and the little boy, the good Lord will take us over poisson.Moi, I drink water, I'll double-tâche.C'est said. Go get them. but what have you? that you angry? usually, you run faster than cela.- here, she said, opening the curtains, they are! "

This work is part of Paul Meurice commands for opening the museum. A letter Steinlen, June 1, 1903, reflects the difficulties that the artist has experienced: "[...] your letter of last month - she thought I was in a terrible time - I had - for I do not know how time - to demolish my rableau I was not happy - I took advantage of the start from the ground up and then I can give it to you - [...] "the painting was then figured in the first clash museum, hall of paintings on the first floor.

The Legend of centuries (V.Hugo)

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