Sphinx at Giza 2 Oil Painting - Carl Haag

Sphinx at Giza 2

Carl HaagItem # 185708
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Painting Size: 12" x 16"
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Sphinx at Giza 2", originally brought to life by the talented Carl Haag. 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 Carl Haag 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

    "Sphinx at Giza 2" is a 19th-century watercolor painting by the German-born British artist Carl Haag (1820–1915). Known for his detailed and vivid works, Haag was a prominent Orientalist painter, and his travels to the Middle East greatly influenced his artistic output. This particular painting depicts the Great Sphinx of Giza, an iconic limestone statue with the body of a lion and the head of a human, which stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt.

    The artwork captures the Sphinx in a state of partial excavation, reflecting the condition of the monument during the 19th century when sand still covered much of the structure. Haag's portrayal is notable for its attention to the textures and colors of the surrounding landscape, as well as the interplay of light and shadow, which imbues the scene with a sense of timelessness and mystery. The painting is a testament to the Western fascination with Egyptology during the Victorian era, a period marked by a surge in archaeological interest and exploration in Egypt.

    "Sphinx at Giza 2" is part of Haag's broader body of work that documents his travels and encounters in the Middle East. His paintings are characterized by their meticulous detail and the artist's commitment to capturing the essence of the sites he visited. Haag's works are held in various collections and have been exhibited in numerous galleries, contributing to the visual record of historical sites as they appeared in the 19th century.

    As a historical artifact, the painting not only serves as an artistic representation of the Great Sphinx but also provides insight into the state of the monument at a specific point in time, offering valuable information to both art historians and Egyptologists. The work is an example of the intersection of art, history, and archaeology, illustrating the role of visual arts in documenting and preserving cultural heritage.

  • 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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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.
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  • 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.