Nicolas (atelier de) Loir, 1660 - Prudence and Temperance - fine art print

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General information from Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris (© - by Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris - Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris)

On this tondo are two of the four cardinal virtues: Prudence, holding a mirror and a snake wrapping around his left arm, and Temperance, pouring water from a pitcher into a cup. This work is painted with gold highlights black shades to mimic trompe l'oeil bronze sculptures. The shape of this table suggests that this or a top-to-door or element ceiling decoration of ceremonial lounge of the part of the Donon hotel built in the seventeenth century.

The Cognac-Jay Museum panel evokes the style of the entourage of Nicolas Loir (confirmed by Alain Mérot, oral communication).

Artpiece specs

Name of the artpiece: "Prudence and Temperance"
Artwork categorization: painting
Category: classic art
Temporal classification: 17th century
Created: 1660
Artwork age: more than 360 years old
Artwork original dimensions: Height: 72 cm, Width: 92 cm
Museum / location: Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris
Location of museum: Paris, France
Available at:
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: Musée Cognacq-Jay - le goût du XVIIIe Paris

Artist summary table

Name: Nicolas (atelier de) Loir
Jobs: painter
Classification: old master

Structured item details

Article classification: art copy
Reproduction method: digital reproduction
Production technique: digital printing (UV direct print)
Product Origin: produced in Germany
Type of stock: production on demand
Product usage: wall art, home décor
Orientation: landscape alignment
Image aspect ratio: length : width - 1.2 : 1
Image ratio implication: the length is 20% longer than the width
Materials you can choose from: acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39", 180x150cm - 71x59"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) variants: 60x50cm - 24x20", 120x100cm - 47x39"
Art print framing: not available

Possible material choices

We offer a range of various sizes and materials for every product. The following options are available for individualization:

  • Aluminium dibond (metal print): An Aluminium Dibond print is a print material with a true depth. The Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is your best introduction to art replicas manufactured with aluminum. For our Direct Aluminium Dibond option, we print the chosen artpiece on the aluminium white-primed surface.
  • Printed poster on canvas material: A poster is a printed flat canvas paper with a fine texture on the surface, that resembles the original work of art. The printed poster is ideally qualified for placing your art print in a custom-made frame. Please keep in mind, that depending on the size of the poster we add a white margin of something between 2 - 6cm round about the print motif to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • The acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): A glossy acrylic glass print, often labelled as a plexiglass print, will convert your favorite artwork into décor. In addition, the acrylic glass art print offers a good alternative to canvas or aluminium dibond fine art prints.
  • The canvas print: A canvas print is a printed canvas stretched on a wood frame. Hanging a canvas print: A canvas print has the advantage of being low in weight, which means that it is easy and straightforward to hang up your Canvas print without the support of any wall-mounts. A canvas print is suited for any kind of wall.

Detailed product information

"Prudence and Temperance" is an artwork made by Nicolas (atelier de) Loir. The original measures the following dimensions: Height: 72 cm, Width: 92 cm. Furthermore, the artwork is in the the art collection of Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris. We are delighted to mention that the public domain masterpiece is supplied with courtesy of Musée Cognacq-Jay - le goût du XVIIIe Paris.Besides, the work of art has the following creditline: . Moreover, alignment of the digital reproduction is landscape and has a ratio of 1.2 : 1, meaning that the length is 20% longer than the width.

Legal disclaimer: We try everything in order to describe the products as closely as it is possible and to display them visually on the respective product detail pages. At the same time, the tone of the printed materials and the printing may differ to a certain extent from the image on the screen. Depending on your settings of your screen and the quality of the surface, not all colors are printed as realistically as the digital version depicted here. In view of the fact that all the art prints are processed and printed manually, there may as well be minor differences in the motif's size and exact position.

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