The Justice of Trajan and the widow Oil Painting - Francesco Del Cossa

The Justice of Trajan and the widow

Francesco Del CossaItem # 143631
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Justice of Trajan and the widow", originally brought to life by the talented Francesco Del Cossa. 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 Francesco Del Cossa 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

    "The Justice of Trajan and the Widow" is a renowned fresco by the Italian Renaissance painter Francesco del Cossa, created circa 1470s. This artwork is part of a series of frescoes that once adorned the Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, Italy, which was then the residence of the Este family, one of the leading patrons of the arts during the Renaissance. The fresco depicts the legendary story of the Roman Emperor Trajan, who, according to medieval lore, was approached by a widow seeking justice for the murder of her son.

    In the narrative, the widow confronts Emperor Trajan as he is about to depart for a military campaign, imploring him to avenge her son's death before he leaves. Moved by her plea, Trajan postpones his departure and dispenses justice, demonstrating the virtues of empathy, fairness, and the ruler's duty to his subjects. This story was widely known in the Renaissance period, largely due to its inclusion in "The Golden Legend," a collection of hagiographies by Jacobus de Voragine that was widely read at the time.

    Francesco del Cossa's interpretation of the tale is celebrated for its emotional depth and the skillful use of perspective, which was a novel artistic technique during the early Renaissance. The fresco showcases the artist's mastery of color and composition, as well as his ability to convey complex human emotions and interactions. The figures are rendered with a sculptural solidity and attention to detail that are characteristic of del Cossa's work.

    "The Justice of Trajan and the Widow" is considered a significant example of the Ferrarese school of painting, reflecting the cultural and artistic vibrancy of Ferrara under the Este dynasty. The fresco's historical and artistic value is further underscored by its influence on later artists and its role in the development of narrative painting during the Renaissance.

    Today, the fresco is preserved and can be viewed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where it continues to be admired for its artistry and as a testament to the humanistic values of the period in which it was created.

  • 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.