The artist will add 3 inches (7.5 cm) of extra paint “bleed” to every 4 sides of the canvas. There will still be 1.5 inches (4 cm) of white canvas around all 4 sides of the canvas.
1st Art Gallery offers the option to receive your painting ready to hang or rolled in a tube.
Currently, the frames listed will be only ship up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled.
However, if you are interested in stretching or framing a painting larger than 24x36 inches (60x90 cm), please contact one of our customer success associates or let us know in your order notes. We will send you a catalog of our large framing styles and pricing options.
Unframed rolled canvas orders will arrive rolled inside a protective tube with an extra 1.5" white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it locally.
A Female Nude is a breathtaking work by the Swedish painter Anders Zorn. The work’s medium is a watercolor on paper. Zorn was a praised artist from 19th-century Sweden. Born in a humble rural family, through his later professional work as a watercolorist in London, Zorn was capable of gaining international acclaim and becoming wealthy from his art. Zorn’s watercolors were fundamental for his breakthrough and in finding clientele, and he was much appreciated in a realistic and masterful manner, dealing with lighting in an impactful way. A Female Nude’s date of creation is unknown, but during his later years, the painter made a good amount of female nudes, so the work can be estimated as being from circa 1904-1916.
Zorn had humble beginnings. He entered the Academy when he was only 15. Despite his later fame, the young artist performed poorly there. After graduating, he relocated to London. In the big city, Zorn’s work found a pretty good clientele, and after he married his wife Emma, who had a middle-class background, Zorn won yet another link to the wealthy bourgeoisie. Soon enough, when he began working with oil painting at the end of the 1880s, the artist had a significant breakthrough, and commissions wouldn’t end until he passed away.
A Female Nude was done in what seems in an A4 watercolor paper. The format that Zorn chose emphasizes the height, which is typical for portraits. Zorn worked with a restricted palette throughout most of his life to maximize his use of colors and master their mixture. In this watercolor, this becomes evident as Zorn used his usual red, black and yellow. In combination with watercolors, Zorn usually used white gouache to make the most bright spots. In this specific picture, he seems only to have left the paper’s white background to act as the lighting.
The nude woman occupies the composition’s center. One of her arms is between her legs, reaching out to something that the audience can’t make out what it is. Her hand isn’t painted, becoming pure color. On her other hand, she is holding black sheets, suggesting that she is probably on her bed or getting the sheets out of the floor. With a few strokes, Zorn rendered her anatomy perfectly. The flesh folds and the bone’s structure are flawless. The woman is a redhead and has her head looking down. The way Zorn placed the shadow on her face gives the image a mysterious flair.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of A Female Nude, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of A Female Nude that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
Free shipping is included in the price of the painting. Once the painting is ready and dry enough to ship, we will roll it and ship it in a sturdy cardboard tube.
We always ship express via courier to ensure your order reaches you as soon as possible - normally within three business days. The total delivery time from the moment you place your order until the package is delivered to your door is normally between three to four weeks.
If, in the unlikely event you were dissatisfied with the painting after reviewing it in person, it can be returned for a full refund for up to 365 days after delivery.
When you receive the painting; you are free to return it for more revisions or else for a full refund minus our actual shipping cost -- which is, on average, $25 per painting.
1st Art Gallery provides a full warranty covering manufacturing and material defects for paintings purchased from our website. The warranty covers damage for normal use. Damage caused by incidents such as accidents or inappropriate use are not covered.
Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
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Get hand painted museum quality reproduction of "A Female Nude" by Anders Zorn. The Reproduction will be hand painted by one of our talented artist. "A Female Nude" by Anders Zorn Reproduction will come with Free Certificate of Authenticity that verifies the authenticity of the hand painted fine art reproduction you purchased.
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Our most senior artists, those who have at least 25 years experience, carefully examine each and every painting that comes out of our studio. No order is shipped before it meets our standards, which are the highest in the industry.
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When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself, use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service, meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
All orders ship with UPS, FedEx or DHL and will arrive directly to your home or office. A tracking number will be emailed to you as soon as the order leaves our studio so you can track it online. All orders ship express and usually arrive within 4-5 days from the shipping date. Due to shipping restraints, many of our framed, stretched, and oversize paintings may take 6-21 days for arrival depending on the safest route determined by the postal service.