Titian, 1550 - Venus and Adonis - fine art print
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Original artwork specifications by the museum's website (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Tales from Ovid’s Metamorphoses inspired Titian to paint what he called poesie, or poetry in paint. Here, Venus tries to stop her lover from departing for the hunt, fearing—correctly—that he would be killed. The mood of sensuality, conveyed by the beautiful depiction of Venus from the back, enhances the viewer’s sense of the tragic end to this story, expressed through their exchanged glances and the frightened Cupid. Titian’s workshop made multiple versions of this composition, but this one is of exceptional quality and was painted by Titian himself.
|Name of the artwork:||"Venus and Adonis"|
|Classification of the work of art:||painting|
|Artwork century:||16th century|
|Artwork age:||around 470 years|
|Original medium of artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions of the original work of art:||42 x 52 1/2 in (106,7 x 133,4 cm)|
|Museum / location:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Museum location:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Website of Museum:||www.metmuseum.org|
|License of artwork:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949|
|Creditline:||The Jules Bache Collection, 1949|
About the painter
|Nationality of artist:||Italian|
|Professions of the artist:||painter|
|Country of origin:||Italy|
|Classification of the artist:||old master|
|Art styles:||High Renaissance|
|Died at the age of:||99 years|
|Born in (place):||Pieve di Cadore|
|Deceased in (place):||Venice|
The product specifications
|Print categorization:||fine art print|
|Manufacturing method:||digital printing (UV direct print)|
|Type of stock:||on demand|
|Intended usage:||gallery wall, wall decoration|
|Artwork alignment:||landscape alignment|
|Image aspect ratio:||1.2 : 1|
|Side ratio interpretation:||the length is 20% longer than the width|
|Available material options:||metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) sizes:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Aluminium print:||60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"|
|Framing of the art reproduction:||not available|
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- Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An print on acrylic glass, often referred to as a print on plexiglass, will turn the original into home decoration. With an acrylic glass art print sharp contrasts and painting details become more identifiable due to the fine tonal gradation.
Background information on this painting created by the old master with the name Titian
The over 470 year old masterpiece called "Venus and Adonis" was painted by the male painter Titian in 1550. The 470 year old painting was painted with the size: 42 x 52 1/2 in (106,7 x 133,4 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the painter as the medium of the artwork. Nowadays, this artpiece can be viewed in in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's art collection in New York City, New York, United States of America. With courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (licensed: public domain). : The Jules Bache Collection, 1949. On top of that, alignment is in landscape format and has a ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width. The painter Titian was a European artist from Italy, whose artistic style can mainly be attributed to High Renaissance. The artist lived for 99 years and was born in the year 1477 in Pieve di Cadore and died in the year 1576 in Venice.
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