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.
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The Adoration of the Shepherds is a breathtaking 235 x 161 cm oil on canvas by the Baroque painter Philippe de Champaigne. The original artwork was painted around 1645 and is now part of The Wallace Collection, containing some of De Champaigne’s masterpieces. Philippe de Champaigne was a 17th-century artist born in Brussels who made his career in France. He had a more Classical inclination than many of his contemporaries, heavily borrowing from the High Renaissance painters while keeping the virtuosity and preciseness characteristic of the Flemish tradition. The Adoration of the Shepherds is a stunning artwork that shows all of Philippe de Champaigne’s mastery.
The artwork was painted on an enormous vertical canvas. Constantly working with religious institutions, Philippe de Champaigne began employing large formats for his works since many of them were envisioned to hang on the walls of churches, chapels, and similar buildings. The shepherds’ adoration is a theme taken from the Gospel of St. Luke, and as someone dedicated to Religious painting, Philippe de Champaigne surely knew the narrative well. In this setting, the human figures are placed inside a cave. While the commissioner of this work was usually thought to be Cardinal De Richelieu, it is speculated that it was actually commissioned by the abbot of Notre Dame de Quincy, who was making reformations on the abbey church.
The Adoration of the Shepherds is surely one of Philippe de Champaigne’s works most influenced by tenebrism. Most of his works have high lighting contrast, but The Adoration of the Shepherds employs it more intensely, working with it as one of its main expressive forces. While most of the environment is dark, light shines strongly from baby Jesus. He has a pink complexion blue eyes and looks very similar to the depiction of the Virgin Mary in this work, who has half of her face illuminated by the light that comes from him. Joseph is sitting on the opposite side of Mary and points to Jesus.
A sheep is lying on the floor, tied, probably ready to be sacrificed. Five men are entering the cave, along with an attentive dog. They are dressed in red, white, and green. On the picture’s upper portion, three baby angels enter into the picture and point to Jesus, and light comes out from them as well.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of The Adoration of the Shepherds, c.1648, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of The Adoration of the Shepherds, c.1648 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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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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