Thomas Waterman Wood, 1865 - A Bit of War History: The Contraband - fine art print
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What does the original description of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art say about the 19th century artwork from the painter and ornithologist Thomas Waterman Wood? (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)
This painting is one of a group of three canvases (84.12a--c) said to have been inspired by the imagined narrative of an African American soldier in the Civil War. In "The Contraband," the newly emancipated slave, his belongings wrapped in an old kerchief, seeks enlistment in the Union army. Having been trained for service and wearing his uniform, he looks happy and proud in "The Recruit" (84.12b). In "The Veteran," (84.12c) he is an amputee returning to the same office to draw his back pay or pension. Wood used a slightly different palette and handling in each picture, suggesting that the works were not painted in quick succession.
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The artpiece A Bit of War History: The Contraband was created by the artist Thomas Waterman Wood in the year 1865. The original had the size - 28 1/4 x 20 1/4 in (71,8 x 51,4 cm) (framed with 84,12b and 84,12c) and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. It belongs to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 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.. We are delighted to mention that this public domain piece of art is provided with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1884. Besides, the artwork has the following creditline: Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1884. Besides this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with a side ratio of 1 : 1.4, meaning that the length is 29% shorter than the width.
Structured details of the work of art
|Painting title:||"A Bit of War History: The Contraband"|
|Broad category:||modern art|
|Year of creation:||1865|
|Approximate age of artwork:||around 150 years|
|Original medium of artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Original size (artwork):||28 1/4 x 20 1/4 in (71,8 x 51,4 cm) (framed with 84,12b and 84,12c)|
|Museum:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|License type:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1884|
|Creditline of artwork:||Gift of Charles Stewart Smith, 1884|
About this article
|Product type:||art reproduction|
|Method of reproduction:||digital reproduction|
|Production technique:||UV direct printing|
|Origin of the product:||produced in Germany|
|Type of stock:||production on demand|
|Intended product use:||wall art, home design|
|Alignment of the image:||portrait alignment|
|Image ratio:||1 : 1.4 - (length : width)|
|Side ratio interpretation:||the length is 29% shorter than the width|
|Available choices:||poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame):||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) options:||50x70cm - 20x28"|
|Aluminium print size variants:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Picture frame:||not available|
General information about the artist
|Name of the artist:||Thomas Waterman Wood|
|Alternative names:||t.w. wood, Wood Thomas Waterman, wood t.w., thos. w. wood, Wood, Thomas Waterman Wood|
|Nationality of artist:||American|
|Jobs of the artist:||ornithologist, painter|
|Country of the artist:||United States|
|Classification of the artist:||modern artist|
|Life span:||80 years|
|Year of birth:||1823|
|Died in the year:||1903|
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