Giambattista Tiepolo, 1757 - Alexander and Bucephalus - fine art print

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What does the Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris write about the 18th century artwork created by Giambattista Tiepolo? (© Copyright - by Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris -

In the courtyard of a palace, Alexander equipped with armor and helmet looks white steed he grabbed the bridle, helped one of his servants. In the background, the people and the nobles are waiting curiously.

It is unclear whether this is a sketch for a large unexecuted decor or the many small tables in a very free invoice albeit usually very accomplished, executed by Tiepolo, at the height of his career, both for pleasure and to satisfy an abundant array clientèle.Ce episode could represent the youth of Alexander, told by Plutarch. Alexander the Great, at the age of thirteen or so, is challenged by his father, Philip II, king of Macedonia to mount a spirited horse named Bucephalus. Realizing he is afraid of his shadow, Alexander turns to face the sun, and overcome him. Philip said to him, "My son, is also a kingdom to your measure; Macedonia is too small for you. "

Alexander III of Macedon (the Great says); Bucephalus (Greek mythology)

mythological scene, Horse, Soldier, Palace

Artwork table

Title of the artpiece: "Alexander and Bucephalus"
Artwork categorization: painting
General category: classic art
Time: 18th century
Created in the year: 1757
Artwork age: over 260 years old
Original medium: Oil, Canvas (material)
Dimensions of the original work of art: Height: 58 cm, Width: 35 cm
Signature on artwork: Number - On the back of the canvas: "No. 12-37"
Museum: Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Place of the museum: Paris, France
Museum website:
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: Petit Palais Paris

Artist table

Name of the artist: Giambattista Tiepolo
Gender of the artist: male
Nationality: Italian
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country: Italy
Classification of the artist: old master
Died at the age of: 74 years
Born in the year: 1696
Year died: 1770

Structured article information

Article type: art copy
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: digital printing
Origin of the product: German-made
Type of stock: on demand
Intended product usage: wall decoration, art collection (reproductions)
Artwork alignment: portrait alignment
Image ratio: 9 : 16
Image aspect ratio implication: the length is 45% shorter than the width
Materials available: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants: 50x90cm - 20x35", 100x180cm - 39x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Poster print (canvas paper): 50x90cm - 20x35"
Aluminium print: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Frame: no frame

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  • The poster print (canvas material): A poster print is a UV printed canvas with a slightly roughened structure on the surface. It is designed for putting your art copy with a customized frame. 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 acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An acrylic glass print, which is often described as a an art print on plexiglass, will turn the original work of art into marvellous wall décor and makes a good alternative to canvas and aluminidum dibond fine art replicas. With an acrylic glass art print sharp contrasts and minor color details become more identifiable because of the subtle gradation.
  • Canvas: The canvas print is a printed cotton canvas stretched on a wooden frame. Additionally, a printed canvas produces a attractive and comfy appearance. How do I hang a canvas on the wall? Canvas Prints have the advantage of being relatively low in weight. This means, it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without extra wall-mounts. A canvas print is suitable for any type of wall.
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The art product offering

Alexander and Bucephalus is a piece of art created by Giambattista Tiepolo in 1757. The version of the painting was painted with the size: Height: 58 cm, Width: 35 cm. Oil, Canvas (material) was applied by the Italian painter as the technique for the masterpiece. The original artwork is inscribed with the text: Number - On the back of the canvas: "No. 12-37". Besides, the artwork is included in the digital collection of Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris in Paris, France. We are happy to state that this public domain artpiece is being supplied with courtesy of Petit Palais Paris.In addition to that, the artwork has the following creditline: . In addition to that, the alignment of the digital reproduction is portrait with a ratio of 9 : 16, which implies that the length is 45% shorter than the width.

Important information: We try whatever we can in order to depict our art products as accurate as possible and to exhibit them visually on the different product detail pages. Nonetheless, the tone of the printing material, as well as the printing may vary somehwat from the presentation on the device's monitor. Depending on your screen settings and the quality of the surface, not all colors can be printed as exactly as the digital version depicted here. Bearing in mind that all our art reproductions are printed and processed manually, there might also be slight deviations in the motif's exact position and the size.

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