Burial of St Lucy Oil Painting - Caravaggio

Burial of St Lucy

CaravaggioItem # 126895
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Burial of St Lucy", originally brought to life by the talented Caravaggio. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Caravaggio and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Burial of St. Lucy" (Italian: "Seppellimento di Santa Lucia") is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, completed in 1608 for the church of Santa Lucia al Sepolcro in Syracuse, Sicily. The painting depicts the burial of Saint Lucy, a Christian martyr who died in Syracuse in the early 4th century during the Diocletianic Persecution. Caravaggio's work is renowned for its dramatic use of chiaroscuro and its powerful emotional resonance.

    The painting measures approximately 408 cm × 300 cm (161 in × 118 in) and is one of the artist's larger works. It showcases Caravaggio's skill in handling large compositions with multiple figures and his ability to convey a narrative with psychological depth. The scene is set in a shallow space, with the figures almost pressed against the picture plane, a technique that enhances the immediacy of the event. The somber palette and the stark contrasts between light and shadow contribute to the solemn and contemplative mood of the painting.

    In "Burial of St. Lucy," the saint's body is being lowered into a grave by several gravediggers, while onlookers, including clerics and mourners, witness the event. The composition is anchored by the diagonal line formed by St. Lucy's shrouded body, leading the viewer's eye through the painting. Caravaggio's use of naturalistic detail and his focus on the human emotion of the scene reflect his innovative approach to religious art, which often involved depicting sacred subjects with a heightened sense of realism.

    The painting remains in its original location in Syracuse, making it one of the few Caravaggio works still displayed in the context for which it was created. "Burial of St. Lucy" is considered an important example of Caravaggio's late work and is significant for its influence on the development of Baroque painting in Sicily and beyond. The work has been studied extensively by art historians and is often cited for its compelling narrative and its embodiment of the spiritual and artistic concerns of the Counter-Reformation period.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

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We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

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We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.