Vincent van Gogh, 1888 - Shoes - fine art print

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Van Gogh painted several still lifes of shoes or boots during his Paris period. This picture, painted later, in Arles, evinces a unique return to the earlier motif. However, here Van Gogh has placed the shoes within a specific spatial context: namely, the red-tile floor of the Yellow House. Not only may we identify the setting, but perhaps the owner of the shoes as well. It has been suggested that this "still life of old peasants' shoes" may have been those of Patience Escalier, whose portrait Van Gogh executed around the same time, late summer 1888.

Details about the original artwork

Work of art title: "Shoes"
Categorization of the artwork: painting
General category: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created: 1888
Artwork age: around 130 years old
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): 18 x 21 3/4 in (45,7 x 55,2 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: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1992
Artwork creditline: Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1992

Artist summary

Artist name: Vincent van Gogh
Other names: Gogh Vincent Willem van, Van-Gog Vint︠s︡ent, Gogh Vincent van, van Gogh Vincent, ゴッホ, v. van gogh, Gogh, גוך וינסנט ואן, Vincent van Gogh, Fan-kao, ビンセントゴッホ, j. van gogh, 梵高, Fan-ku, van gogh, Gogh Vincent-Willem van, Fangu Wensheng, גוג וינסנט ואן, Fan'gao, Fangu
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality: Dutch
Jobs of the artist: printmaker, drawer, botanical illustrator, painter
Country of origin: the Netherlands
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Post-Impressionism
Died at the age of: 37 years
Birth year: 1853
Birthplace: Zundert, North Brabant, Netherlands
Year of death: 1890
Died in (place): Auvers-sur-Oise, Ile-de-France, France

The product specs

Article type: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: UV print / digital printing
Origin of the product: Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Proposed product use: home design, art reproduction gallery
Orientation: landscape format
Aspect ratio: 1.2 : 1
Interpretation: the length is 20% longer than the width
Material choices: metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) options: 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) size options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Aluminium dibond print size variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Framing of the art reproduction: not included

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  • Aluminium dibond print (metal): This is a metal print manufactured on alu dibond material with a true depth. Its non-reflective surface make a modern impression. This print on Aluminum Dibond is the most popular entry-level product and is a truly contemporary way to showcase fine art prints, as it puts all of the viewer’s attention on the whole artwork.
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  • Printed poster on canvas material: The Artprinta poster is a printed sheet of canvas paper with a slightly rough finish on the surface. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the canvas poster print we add a white margin 2-6cm around the painting to facilitate the framing.
  • The canvas print: The UV printed canvas stretched on a wooden frame. A canvas of this artpiece will give you the unique opportunity to turn your into a large size collection piece like you would see in a gallery. How do I hang a canvas print on the wall? Canvas prints are relatively low in weight. This means, it is quite simple to hang your Canvas print without any wall-mounts. Canvas prints are suited for all types of walls.

Things you should know about the artpiece from Vincent van Gogh

Shoes was created by Vincent van Gogh. The painting was made with the following size: 18 x 21 3/4 in (45,7 x 55,2 cm) and was manufactured with the techinque of oil on canvas. What is more, this work of art is included in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital collection in New York City, New York, United States of America. With courtesy of - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1992 (licensed: public domain). The creditline of the artwork is the following: Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1992. Furthermore, alignment is landscape and has a ratio of 1.2 : 1, which implies that the length is 20% longer than the width. Vincent van Gogh was a painter, botanical illustrator, printmaker, drawer of Dutch nationality, whose art style was primarily Post-Impressionism. The Post-Impressionist painter lived for 37 years - born in 1853 in Zundert, North Brabant, Netherlands and passed away in the year 1890.

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