Unknown, 1820 - Prince Holding a Falcon - fine art print
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Background information on the painting by Unknown
This more than 200 years old piece of art was painted by the painter Unknown in 1820. The original was painted with the absolute size: H: 75,2 in (191 cm) x W: 29,5 in (75 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the painter as the technique for the artwork. This artwork is included in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital collection, which is located in New York City, New York, United States of America. We are pleased to mention that this public domain artwork is being provided with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, 2017 NoRuz at The Met Benefit, 2017. : Purchase, 2017 NoRuz at The Met Benefit, 2017. Furthermore, alignment is in portrait format and has an image ratio of 1 : 1.4, which means that the length is 29% shorter than the width.
Supplemental information from the museum (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
The arch shape of this painting suggests it was intended for a niche in an architectural setting, probably a palace or pavilion, where it would have been displayed as part of a larger decorative program along with other portraits of the ruler, princes, and other court members. Typical of Qajar lifesize oil portraits from the first quarter of the nineteenth century, it shows the prince standing in front of a window with a pierced wooden balustrade. The background is undecorated in order to accentuate the opulence of the his costume and accoutrements. Based on the treatment of the textiles, jeweled elements, palette, and articulation of the facial features, the portrait can be related to two signed paintings of princes by the artist Muhammad Hasan, one of the foremost portrait artists during the reign of Fath ʽAli Shah Qajar (reigned 1797–1834). Here, the prince wears a jewel-studded robe and red sash with paisley designs, carries a sword with a bejeweled sheath, and dons a black astrakhan hat with a jeweled aigrette. Touching the saber sheath with one hand, he holds a falcon with the other. Falconry, the privileged sport of royalty and nobility in Iran for centuries, was enjoyed by numerous Qajar princes.
Structured artwork data
|Artwork name:||"Prince Holding a Falcon"|
|Classification of the artwork:||painting|
|General term:||modern art|
|Created in the year:||1820|
|Artwork age:||200 years|
|Original medium of artwork:||oil on canvas|
|Original size (artwork):||H: 75,2 in (191 cm) x W: 29,5 in (75 cm)|
|Museum / collection:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Location of museum:||New York City, New York, United States of America|
|Artwork license:||public domain|
|Courtesy of:||The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, 2017 NoRuz at The Met Benefit, 2017|
|Creditline of artwork:||Purchase, 2017 NoRuz at The Met Benefit, 2017|
Structured artist information
|Artist category:||modern artist|
Which fine art print materials can I pick?
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- Poster (canvas material): A poster is a printed sheet of canvas paper with a granular surface texture, that reminds the original masterpiece. Please note, that depending on the absolute size of the poster print we add a white margin of around 2-6cm around the work of art, which facilitates the framing with a custom frame.
- The canvas print: A canvas direct print is a printed canvas stretched on a wooden frame. A canvas of your favorite masterpiece will let you turn your very own into a large artpiece as you know from art galleries. Canvas prints are relatively low in weight. That means, it is quite simple to hang up your Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for all types of walls.
- Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An acrylic glass print, often denoted as a print on plexiglass, changes an original work of art into décor. Furthermore, it offers a great alternative to aluminium and canvas fine art prints. Your artwork is being printed thanks to modern UV direct print machines. This makes deep and vivid colors. The major benefit of a plexiglass fine art copy is that sharp contrasts and also granular details become visible because of the fine tonal gradation of the print. Our plexiglass with real glass coating protects your selected fine art print against light and heat for many decades.
- Aluminium dibond print: An Aluminium Dibond print is a print with a true effect of depth.
Article background information
|Product type:||art reproduction|
|Reproduction method:||digital reproduction|
|Production process:||UV direct printing (digital print)|
|Stock type:||on demand|
|Proposed product use:||art reproduction gallery, wall decoration|
|Image alignment:||portrait format|
|Image ratio:||1 : 1.4 - length : width|
|Implication:||the length is 29% shorter than the width|
|Materials you can select:||canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)|
|Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Poster print (canvas paper):||50x70cm - 20x28"|
|Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) options:||50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"|
|Art print framing:||no frame|
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