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 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.
The painting The Battle of Trafalgar I rendered by the Romantic artist Joseph Mallord William Turner was rendered in 1822, and it was commissioned by the King George IV. This was the only work that Turner ever did for the English crown.
It depicts the battle of Trafalgar which the British fought against the Franco-Spanish fleet. This naval conflict was considered a great achievement for England since their ships were outnumbered by those of the enemies and still they were victorious. The leader in charge of the British fleet was Admiral Nelson. He died in the conflict and became a national hero to England. Several artists of the time painted portraits of him such as Lemuel-Francis Abbott, Daniel Orme, and John Hoppner.
In this oil painting, Turner depicted one of the British ships with torn sails in the center of the image. It has one of its masts broken, but the one that is centralized is still intact, and it almost reaches the upper border of the canvas. In the foreground, there are two small boats filled with survivors of the battle. A huge flag of Britain is on board of these ships. Both corners of the bottom of the composition show very dark tones, which helps to create a sad mood around the wounded people that are on the boats or trying to get on them.The sky takes over more than two-thirds of the canvas’ height. It shows a mixture of clouds, and warships fading in the distance.
Willian Turner, being the nationalist that he was, had a considerable interest in the battle of Trafalgar. Before receiving the royal commission, he had already done some other sketches and works based on the event like The Battle of Trafalgar, as Seen from the Mizen Starboard Shrouds of the Victory. He studied with diligence the British ships, as to render the happening as faithful to reality as possible.
Turner did mesmerizing renderings of maritime paintings. His marines in stormy weathers are amongst his masterpieces, for he managed to translate into the canvas not only the scene itself, but also the sensations that being in that place would instigate. However, when painting commissioned works, Turner kept his style to a more realistic one, which was more aligned to that of his fellow artists of the Romanticism.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of The Battle of Trafalgar 1, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of The Battle of Trafalgar 1 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.
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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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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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