Master of Alkmaar, 1504 - The Seven Works of Mercy - fine art print

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The Seven Works of Mercy is a painting painted by the northern renaissance Dutch painter Master of Alkmaar in 1504. This piece of art forms part of the Rijksmuseum's digital art collection, which is the largest museum for Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to the present day. With courtesy of - Rijksmuseum (licensed - public domain).Additionally, the artpiece has the following creditline: . On top of that, alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format with a ratio of 1 : 2, which means that the length is 50% shorter than the width. Master of Alkmaar was a male painter, whose style can be classified as Northern Renaissance. The European painter was born in 1500 and died at the age of 15 in 1515.

General description by Rijksmuseum (© Copyright - by Rijksmuseum - Rijksmuseum)

A Dutch city is the backdrop to this narrative that shows how a good Christian should help those in need. Christ stands among the spectators in almost every panel. The scenes give an impression of urban society around 1500. The work was badly damaged during the Iconoclasm of 1566, when Roman Catholic churches were vandalized by Protestants.

Structured information on the artwork

Artwork title: "The Seven Works of Mercy"
Classification of the artpiece: painting
Broad category: classic art
Time: 16th century
Artwork year: 1504
Approximate age of artwork: over 510 years old
Museum / location: Rijksmuseum
Place of the museum: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Museum website: Rijksmuseum
License of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: Rijksmuseum

Structured artist data

Name: Master of Alkmaar
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: Dutch
Professions of the artist: painter
Country: the Netherlands
Artist classification: old master
Art styles: Northern Renaissance
Life span: 15 years
Born: 1500
Year died: 1515

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We offer a range of different sizes and materials for every product. You can choose among the following product customization options:

  • Poster print (canvas material): A poster is a UV printed canvas with a fine texture on the surface. Please note, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm around the painting, which facilitates the framing.
  • Aluminium dibond (metal print): An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with an impressive depth. The white & bright parts of the original work of art shine with a silk gloss but without any glow. The colors are bright and luminous, fine details are crisp, and the print has a a matte look that you can literally feel.
  • Acrylic glass print: A glossy print on acrylic glass, often named a an art print on plexiglass, will turn your favorite original artwork into beautiful décor. The great advantage of a plexiglass art print is that contrasts and minor artwork details will be visible due to the subtle gradation. The real glass coating protects your chosen fine art print against light and external influences for decades.
  • Canvas print: The printed canvas mounted on a wooden frame. A canvas of this work of art will give you the chance of turning your art print into a large artpiece. How do I hang a canvas print on the wall? The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, which implies that it is easy to hang up your Canvas print without the support of additional wall-mounts. Therefore, canvas prints are suitable for all kinds of walls.

About the article

Article classification: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: digital printing
Product Origin: made in Germany
Stock type: production on demand
Product use: wall gallery, home décor
Alignment of the artwork: portrait format
Image aspect ratio: 1 : 2 length to width
Meaning: the length is 50% shorter than the width
Materials you can choose: poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47", 80x160cm - 31x63"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Aluminium dibond print variants: 20x40cm - 8x16", 30x60cm - 12x24", 40x80cm - 16x31", 50x100cm - 20x39", 60x120cm - 24x47"
Framing of the art copy: without frame

Legal note: We try whatever we can to depict our art products as exact as it is possible and to display them visually in our shop. Nonetheless, some tone of the printing material and the imprint can vary slightly from the representation on the monitor. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, not all color pigments can be printed 100% realistically. Bearing in mind that all our art prints are processed and printed manually, there may as well be minor discrepancies in the exact position and the size of the motif.

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