Thomas Hovenden, 1882 - The Last Moments of John Brown - fine art print

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Artwork description by the museum (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

In 1859 John Brown, the controversial abolitionist, led a raid on a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), intending to arm enslaved African Americans. Brown had come to believe that the only way to end slavery in America was through bloodshed. Captured and convicted of treason against the Commonwealth of Virginia, Brown was sentenced to die by hanging. His hasty trial electrified the nation, and a sensational newspaper account reported how he paused on his way to the scaffold to kiss a baby. At the request of a patron two decades later, Hovenden, also an abolitionist, made it the subject of this sympathetic work.

Artwork details

Painting title: "The Last Moments of John Brown"
Artwork classification: painting
General term: modern art
Artwork century: 19th century
Created in: 1882
Artwork age: 130 years
Artwork original medium: oil on canvas
Original artwork dimensions: 77 3/8 x 66 1/4 in (196,5 x 168,3 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Available at: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stoeckel, 1897
Creditline of artwork: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stoeckel, 1897

Artist information table

Name of the artist: Thomas Hovenden
Alternative names: Hovenden Thomas, Thomas Hovenden, Hovendon Thomas, Hovenden
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality: American
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: United States
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Post-Impressionism
Lifetime: 55 years
Year of birth: 1840
Born in (place): Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland
Year of death: 1895
Place of death: New Jersey, United States

About the product

Print product type: art print
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Manufaturing technique: UV direct print
Production: German-made
Type of stock: on demand
Product use: wall picture, wall décor
Alignment: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 1 : 1.2
Meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Fabric variants: canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Art print framing: not included

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  • Aluminium dibond print: Aluminium Dibond prints are metal prints with a true effect of depth - for a modern impression and non-reflective surface structure. The bright & white parts of the original artwork shimmer with a silky gloss, however without glare. This UV print on Aluminum Dibond is the most popular entry-level product and is an extremely modern way to display art, as it draws attention on the image.
  • Canvas: A canvas print, not to be confused with a real painting on a canvas, is a digital copy printed on an industrial printer. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is quite simple to hang up your Canvas print without the help of extra wall-mounts. Because of thata canvas print is suited for any type of wall.
  • Poster (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed sheet of canvas with a granular surface texture. Please note, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm round about the artwork, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • Print on glossy acrylic glass: An print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a UV print on plexiglass, will transform the original artwork into great décor. With a glossy acrylic glass fine art print sharp contrasts plus granular color details become more exposed thanks to the granular tonal gradation in the print.

The painting "The Last Moments of John Brown" by the modern artist Thomas Hovenden as your unique art replica

The modern art artpiece was created by the male artist Thomas Hovenden. The 130 year old piece of art was painted with the absolute size 77 3/8 x 66 1/4 in (196,5 x 168,3 cm). Oil on canvas was used by the American painter as the medium of the piece of art. This work of art is included in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital 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.. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stoeckel, 1897 (public domain license). Creditline of the artwork: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stoeckel, 1897. What is more, the alignment is portrait with a ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. The painter Thomas Hovenden was a North American artist, whose art style can be attributed mainly to Post-Impressionism. The North American artist was born in the year 1840 in Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland and passed away at the age of 55 in 1895 in New Jersey, United States.

Important information: We do whatever we can to depict our art products as accurately as possible and to exhibit them visually in our shop. Please bear in mind that the pigments of the print products and the imprint may vary somehwat from the representation on the device's monitor. Depending on the settings of your screen and the condition of the surface, not all colors can be printed one hundret percent realistically. In view of the fact that all the art prints are processed and printed by hand, there might also be minor differences in the size and exact position of the motif.

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