Winslow Homer, 1876 - Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) - fine art print

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Summary of the modern art print product

Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) is an artwork painted by Winslow Homer in 1876. The 140 years old masterpiece was painted with the size: 61,5 x 97 cm. Oil on canvas was used by the artist as the technique for the piece of art. Nowadays, this piece of art can be viewed in in the digital art collection of National Gallery of Art, which is the museum of the US-American nation that preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. With courtesy of - National Gallery of Art, Washington (public domain).Also, the artpiece has the following creditline: . Further, the alignment is landscape and has a side ratio of 3 : 2, which implies that the length is 50% longer than the width. Winslow Homer was a male painter of American nationality, whose artistic style can be attributed primarily to Realism. The American artist was born in 1836 in Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States and died at the age of 74 in 1910 in Prouts Neck, Cumberland county, Maine, United States.

Choose your favorite material variant

We offer a range of different materials and sizes for every product. The following sizes and materials are the options we offer you for individualization:

  • Canvas print: The UV printed canvas material mounted on a wooden frame. A printed canvas of this artwork will allow you to transform your customized into a large size work of art as you know from galleries. The great advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy and straightforward to hang up your Canvas print without the help of additional wall-mounts. A canvas print is suited for any kind of wall.
  • Aluminium dibond (metal print): An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with a true depth. The Aluminium Dibond Print is the ideal introduction to replicas with aluminum. The UV print on Aluminum Dibond is one of the most popular entry-level products and is a contemporary way to showcase fine art reproductions, because it draws focus on the whole artwork.
  • Poster (canvas material): Our poster print is a printed flat canvas paper with a slight structure on the surface, which resembles the original work of art. It is ideally designed for putting your art print using a special 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 painting, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.
  • The glossy acrylic glass print: An acrylic glass print, which is often labelled as a print on plexiglass, transforms the artwork into beautiful décor. The work of art is manufactured with the help of modern UV printing technology. With an acrylic glass fine art print sharp contrasts and also minor painting details will be recognizeable with the help of the granular tonal gradation of the print. Our acrylic glass protects your custom art replica against light and external influences for many years.

Important note: We try the best we can to depict the products as closely as possible and to illustrate them visually in our shop. Nonetheless, the tone of the print materials, as well as the imprint can vary to a certain extent from the representation on your device's screen. Depending on the settings of your screen and the quality of the surface, colors might not be printed as realistically as the digital version shown here. Since all the art reproductions are printed and processed manually, there might as well be minor variations in the exact position and the size of the motif.

About this item

Print product type: wall art
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct print
Origin of the product: German-made
Stock type: on demand
Intended usage: wall décor, art reproduction gallery
Artwork orientation: landscape alignment
Image aspect ratio: length to width 3 : 2
Aspect ratio meaning: the length is 50% longer than the width
Available choices: canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Aluminium dibond print size options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Framing of the artprint: without frame

Structured details of the artwork

Name of the artpiece: "Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)"
Classification of the artwork: painting
Generic term: modern art
Artwork century: 19th century
Created in: 1876
Approximate age of artwork: around 140 years
Original medium of artwork: oil on canvas
Original artwork dimensions: 61,5 x 97 cm
Museum: National Gallery of Art
Museum location: Washington D.C., United States of America
Website of the museum: National Gallery of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Artist table

Name of the artist: Winslow Homer
Other artist names: הומר וינסלאו, Winslow Homer, w. homer, homer w., Homer Winslow, Homer
Artist gender: male
Artist nationality: American
Jobs: painter
Country: United States
Artist classification: modern artist
Art styles: Realism
Age at death: 74 years
Birth year: 1836
Born in (place): Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
Died in the year: 1910
Place of death: Prouts Neck, Cumberland county, Maine, United States

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Artwork depiction by the museum (© Copyright - National Gallery of Art - National Gallery of Art)

Homer developed a penchant for forceful realism early in his career. Following an apprenticeship in a Boston lithography shop, he supported himself as a freelance illustrator, creating a wide variety of popular images that subsequently were published as wood engravings in national periodicals like Harper's Weekly. During the early 1860s, his themes ranged from stylish seaside–resort life to the horrors of the battlefield. Following an extended trip to Europe in 1866–1867, Homer adopted a warmer palette, a looser brush technique, and an interest in painting outdoor scenes that owed much to the influence of contemporary French artists such as Courbet, Manet, and Monet.

Upon his return to the United States, Homer turned his attention to lively scenes of sports and recreation, painting warm and appealing images that perfectly suited the prevalent postwar nostalgia for a simpler, more innocent America. Breezing Up (A Fair Wind), painted during the country's centennial year, has become one of the best–known and most beloved artistic images of life in 19th–century America.

National Gallery of Art, Washington

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