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.
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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 20x24 inches (50x60 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.
The British painter John William Waterhouse concluded the artwork entitled I am Half Sick of Shadows, Said the Lady of Shalott in 1916, one year before his death. The artwork is part of a series of oil paintings done based on a nineteenth-century ballad called “The Lady of Shalott,” by the poet Alfred Tennyson, also known as Lord Tennyson, and is one his best-known work. Waterhouse also painted the masterpieces The Lady of Shalott (1888), and The Lady of Shalott (1894) with the same subject, even though during different periods of his career.
Although Waterhouse began his career as an Academic painter, he soon felt some discord about the rigid rules of the academies and turned to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. The painter was part of the second generation of the movement, bringing it to the twentieth century. Just as when the Brotherhood started in 1848, the artists involved kept the essence of the group.
In I am Half Sick of Shadows, Said the Lady of Shalott the model sits indoors, resting from her hard work of weaving a colorful pattern. She is sitting to the left of the composition, with her arms up and her fingers intertwined behind her head. With a somber expression on her face, Lady of Shalott seems bored and tired. The model has light skin with rosy lips and cheeks, as well as dark hair – characteristic attributed to the women of the Shakespearean era. The woman is wearing a long bright red dress with a thin gold belt and golden slippers as well. Her sleeves are a slightly different shade of red and are long and puffy.
The surroundings are very busy, with a large wooden machine that Lady of Shalott uses for weaving and different colored balls of string fallen on the floor. The black and white square tiles give the room a greater sense of perspective – a trick used by many Renaissance painters. The model looks to her left, distracting herself with the view of the outside world. If observed carefully, she is not looking directly outdoors, but at a round mirror that reflects some objects in her studio, ancient columns and decorated arcs, as well as couples taking a stroll outdoors. There is a bright castell on the far background, as well as a bridge over a calm river.
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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.
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