William Morris Hunt, 1860 - Girl with Cows - fine art print

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Notes from the Curator: After his return to the United States in 1855, Hunt worked in Newport, Rhode Island, continuing to produce figure paintings reflecting the spell of Millet. Girl with Cows relates closely to the peasant images Hunt created while in France, in particular his On the Edge of the Forest, c. 1853 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), in which a woman stands next to a grazing cow in a forest glade. The image of a female peasant quietly involved in knitting or sewing, while tending farm animals, was a common theme in mid-century French art. Millet created several such images, including Peasant Woman Guarding Her Cow, 1852 (Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam), while Hunt lived at Barbizon. Edward Wheelwright, another follower of Millet in the intimate circle around Hunt, may have been instrumental in Hunt’s creating this specific image. Wheelwright brought back to America Millet’s The Knitter, 1856 (Cincinnati Art Museum), which is the closest pictorial source for Hunt’s Girl with Cows. Unlike On the Edge of the Forest but similar to Millet’s The Knitter, Girl with Cows depicts a young peasant girl in a secluded forest glade with the thick foliage of trees forming a barrier between her and the distant field seen partially in the distance. Consequently the focus is solely on the figure and cows. The scene is painted in dark, shadowy tones. Two cows--one brown, the other white--frame the young girl, forming contrasts of light and dark, while picking up the sweet pink and blue colors of her simple peasant garb. The white handkerchief wrapped around her head glows in the reflected yellows and pinks. Indeed, the entire scene is rich with color, even to the warm browns and greens of the darker passages.

Notes from the Contributor: Painting by William Morris Hunt (Museum: Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Information about the product

The modern art work of art "Girl with Cows" was created by the artist William Morris Hunt. The beyond 160 year old original measures the size: 31 7/16 × 25 1/2 in (79,85 × 64,77 cm) and was painted with the medium oil on canvas. The piece of art can be viewed in in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's art collection, which is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142.000 objects that illuminate 6.000 years of artistic expression across the globe. We are happy to state that this masterpiece, which belongs to the public domain is being supplied with courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org).: . The alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with a ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width. William Morris Hunt was a painter, sculptor, graphic artist, drawer, lithographer, whose style can primarily be attributed to Romanticism. The North American painter lived for 55 years - born in 1824 in Brattleboro, Windham county, Vermont, United States and passed away in 1879.

Structured artwork data

Name of the artpiece: "Girl with Cows"
Categorization of the artpiece: painting
Generic term: modern art
Time: 19th century
Created: 1860
Age of artwork: more than 160 years
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original artwork dimensions: 31 7/16 × 25 1/2 in (79,85 × 64,77 cm)
Museum / location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Location of the museum: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Museum website: www.lacma.org
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)

Structured article information

Product type: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: UV print / digital printing
Origin of the product: German-made
Stock type: on demand
Intended usage: wall gallery, wall art
Alignment: portrait alignment
Side ratio: 1 : 1.2
Meaning: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Fabric choices: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 50x60cm - 20x24"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Dibond print (alumnium material) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24"
Picture frame: no frame

Artist overview

Name of the artist: William Morris Hunt
Alternative names: Hunt William Morris, Hunt W. M., William Morris Hunt, wm morris hunt
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: American
Professions of the artist: painter, drawer, lithographer, sculptor, graphic artist
Country of origin: United States
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Romanticism
Life span: 55 years
Year of birth: 1824
Place of birth: Brattleboro, Windham county, Vermont, United States
Died in the year: 1879
Place of death: New Hampshire, United States

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