Vincent van Gogh, 1887 - Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (obverse: The Potato Peeler) - fine art print

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This modern art artwork was made by the post-impressionist master Vincent van Gogh. The version of the masterpiece was made with the following size 16 x 12 1/2 in (40,6 x 31,8 cm) and was painted on the medium oil on canvas. It is in the the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States of America. This masterpiece, which belongs to the public domain is included with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967. Besides, the artwork has the creditline: Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967. Besides, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with a side ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width. The painter, botanical illustrator, printmaker, drawer Vincent van Gogh was a European artist, whose artistic style can mainly be assigned to Post-Impressionism. The artist lived for 37 years - born in the year 1853 in Zundert, North Brabant, Netherlands and died in 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise, Ile-de-France, France.

Original information about the work of art from the museum's website (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Van Gogh produced more than twenty self-portraits during his Parisian sojourn (1886–88). Short of funds but determined nevertheless to hone his skills as a figure painter, he became his own best sitter: "I purposely bought a good enough mirror to work from myself, for want of a model." This picture, which shows the artist's awareness of Neo-Impressionist technique and color theory, is one of several that are painted on the reverse of an earlier peasant study.

Background data on the artpiece

Artpiece title: "Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (obverse: The Potato Peeler)"
Artwork classification: painting
Art classification: modern art
Time: 19th century
Created in the year: 1887
Age of artwork: over 130 years old
Painted on: oil on canvas
Size of the original artwork: 16 x 12 1/2 in (40,6 x 31,8 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Web URL: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967
Artwork creditline: Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967

Structured artist information

Name: Vincent van Gogh
Also known as: Fangu Wensheng, Gogh Vincent Willem van, Gogh Vincent van, 梵高, van gogh, v. van gogh, ゴッホ, Gogh, Fangu, גוך וינסנט ואן, j. van gogh, Van-Gog Vint︠s︡ent, Fan-kao, ビンセントゴッホ, van Gogh Vincent, Fan'gao, Gogh Vincent-Willem van, Vincent van Gogh, גוג וינסנט ואן, Fan-ku
Gender: male
Artist nationality: Dutch
Jobs: drawer, printmaker, painter, botanical illustrator
Country of origin: the Netherlands
Classification of the artist: modern artist
Art styles: Post-Impressionism
Died at the age of: 37 years
Born: 1853
Place of birth: Zundert, North Brabant, Netherlands
Died: 1890
Place of death: Auvers-sur-Oise, Ile-de-France, France

Available product material options

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  • Aluminium dibond (metal print): These are metal prints on aluminium dibond with a true depth effect, which creates a modern look by having a surface structure, that is not reflective. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your perfect introduction to the sophisticated world of fine art reproductions with aluminum. The colors are luminous, the fine details of the print are very clear, and there’s a matte appearance that you can literally feel. This UV print on aluminium is the most popular entry-level product and is a contemporary way to display art prints, as it draws attention on the whole artwork.
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About this article

Product classification: fine art reproduction
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: UV direct printing
Provenance: produced in Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Product usage: art reproduction gallery, gallery wall
Alignment of the artwork: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: length : width - 1 : 1.2
Aspect ratio interpretation: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available material options: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47", 150x180cm - 59x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Art print framing: not included

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