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 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 Peasant Dance is a stunning 114 x 164 cm( 44.8 x 64.5 in) oil painting by Pieter the Elder Bruegel. The original artwork is dated 1568 and belongs to the Kunsthistorisches Museum’s collection. Pieter Bruegel was a highly creative engraver and painter from the 16th-century Netherlands. His work is often compared to Hieronymus Bosch, but despite his more religious inclined work, Bruegel focused extensively on daily life scenes, also known as genre painting.
Bruegel’s images of peasantry life provoke many different interpretations, such as being either critic or celebratory, life-affirming, or judging the sins and excesses of the people. Either way, Bruegel was a singular name in Flemish art and helped to pave the way for later painters such as Rembrandt and Rubens. The Peasant Dance depicts the festivities of the peasants, being one of Bruegel’s masterpieces.
The Peasant Dance is an oil on panel. The work belongs to his late phase, created a few years before his passing. The Peasant Dance is of the exact dimensions as The Peasant Wedding, and the pictures were probably made as companion pieces. Both of these works are exemplary of Bruegel’s distinctive approach to genre painting. An older couple walks in from the composition’s right towards the picture’s center. They are dancing along with a group of people: further away, four other people can be seen dancing and holding hands.
The left side of the composition is full of details. Close to the audience, two small figures talk with each other. One of them seems to be a child, the other one a tiny woman. To their right, two men are sitting side by side, drinking and chatting. The one with white articles of clothing is playing the bagpipe, while the other holds a jug and has a blushed face. Behind them, there is a dark brown table. Three very drunk men talk to each other making expansive gestures. Behind them, a couple is kissing passionately.
The scenery is a small Flemish village. On the upper-right section of the work, Bruegel painted a bright white sky, some brown houses, and a church, positioned on the vanishing point. Earthy colors dominate the artwork, and Bruegel puts color intensity in their clothing with green, red, and light yellow colors. The work has his striking humor, enormous attention to detail, and a captivating uniqueness in treatment.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of The Peasant Dance 1568, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of The Peasant Dance 1568 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.
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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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Get hand painted museum quality reproduction of "The Peasant Dance 1568" by Pieter the Elder Bruegel. The Reproduction will be hand painted by one of our talented artist. "The Peasant Dance 1568" by Pieter the Elder Bruegel 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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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.