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.
Saliendo del Bano (Leaving the Bath) is a portrait painting by the famous Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida. Recognized as one of the most impressive Spanish painters of all time, Sorolla brought attention to his country's artwork after Goya's popularity waned. In Saliendo del Bano (Leaving the Bath), Sorolla depicted a woman right after leaving the sea, a strong motif of his work. Behind her, a man is holding a big white towel so she can dry herself. The painting was done with a warm color palette, creating the sense of a hot summer day.
Coming from a humble background and becoming an orphan at an early age, Sorolla y Bastida entered the prestigious Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Carlos. There, he had a strict artistic formation, studying historical painting, anatomy, and the fundamentals of drawing and color harmony. Throughout his early years, Sorolla made a name for himself by participating in art contests, winning grants and prizes that helped promote his work to patrons and institutions. It also allowed him to travel to other cities, such as Madrid, where he studied older Spanish masters such as Goya and Velázquez. His initial academic work started to become looser and gain the gestural quality that is today known.
During the 1880s, Sorolla was capable of making a good income through his grants. He lived in Rome, where he continued his formation, and later traveled through Italy, where he made many vistas, as they called landscapes. These works were very well received, and his fame began to grow rapidly. During this period, the painter produced plenty of artworks depicting people at the beach and sunny days. The exploration of natural lighting and color became the most substantial element in his career and is almost immediately recognized by viewers.
Saliendo del Bano (Leaving the Bath) is a portrait painting. In it, it's possible to notice many of the trademarks of Sorolla's work. In the foreground, and occupying most of the composition, there is a woman's full body. The woman seems to be putting on a wet gown, and through the fabric, one can notice her leg and a considerable part of her body. Here, the painter shows his mastery in depicting lighting, reflections, and different surfaces, giving the idea of transparency of cloth and the appearance of wetness. A man is covering her with a big white towel. He is wearing a yellow hat, and his face was painted in shades of orange. Behind them is the sea, depicted in the usual Sorolla way: astoundingly real.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Saliendo del bano (Leaving the Bath), you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Saliendo del bano (Leaving the Bath) 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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All our artists have at least 15 years of experience. We only hire qualified artists with advanced degrees in Fine Arts who have completed a dissertation in European or American art.
We only use the highest quality oil paint and finest available canvas. We insist on sourcing our materials from brands that have been in business for at least a century or more.
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.
Some companies claim to be selling handmade paintings when in fact they use printing presses and screening methods to speed-up the reproduction process and lower costs. We've been selling genuine handmade online since 2003!
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.