Annunciation with St Emidius 1486 Oil Painting - Carlo Crivelli

Annunciation with St Emidius 1486

Carlo CrivelliItem # 134511
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Annunciation with St Emidius 1486", originally brought to life by the talented Carlo Crivelli. 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 Carlo Crivelli 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

    "Annunciation with St. Emidius" (1486) is a celebrated altarpiece by the Italian Renaissance artist Carlo Crivelli, showcasing his distinctive style that masterfully blends Northern European influences with Italian tradition. This artwork, also known as the "Annunciation with Saint Emidius," is renowned for its intricate detail, vivid colors, and the use of trompe l'oeil effects that lend a three-dimensional quality to the painting. It was commissioned to commemorate the granting of self-governance to the city of Ascoli Piceno by Pope Sixtus IV in 1482, a historical event subtly integrated into the narrative of the Annunciation through the presence of St. Emidius, the city's patron saint, who is depicted holding a model of the city.

    The painting is housed in the National Gallery, London, and is considered one of Crivelli's masterpieces, illustrating his skill in combining architectural precision with a rich symbolic language. The work is divided into two sections by a marble parapet, with the Archangel Gabriel on the left announcing to the Virgin Mary on the right that she will bear the Son of God. The scene is set against a backdrop of a meticulously rendered town, likely inspired by Ascoli Piceno, and includes a peacock, a symbol of immortality, and a cucumber, symbolizing redemption. One of the most striking features of the painting is the ray of light coming from the left-hand corner, which passes through the city's walls to reach Mary, symbolizing the divine message.

    "Annunciation with St. Emidius" is celebrated for its elaborate symbolism, the fusion of the divine with the earthly, and Crivelli's exceptional attention to detail. It reflects the artist's fascination with the natural world, his deep religious conviction, and his ability to convey complex narratives through his art. The painting not only serves as a religious icon but also as a historical document, capturing a pivotal moment in the civic life of Ascoli Piceno. Through this masterpiece, Crivelli has left a lasting legacy, offering insight into the cultural and spiritual milieu of late 15th-century Italy.

  • 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 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.

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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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    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.
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    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.