Paternal Admonition 1654-55 Oil Painting - Gerard Ter Borch

Paternal Admonition 1654-55

Gerard Ter BorchItem # 112886
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Paternal Admonition 1654-55", originally brought to life by the talented Gerard Ter Borch. 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 Gerard Ter Borch 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

    "Paternal Admonition" (circa 1654-55), also known as "Gallant Conversation," is a renowned oil painting by the Dutch Golden Age artist Gerard ter Borch. This genre painting, which measures 71 cm × 73 cm, is part of the collection at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The work is celebrated for its subtle depiction of a moment of private conversation, possibly with moralistic undertones, and is a prime example of Ter Borch's mastery in portraying domestic scenes with psychological depth.

    The painting features three figures: a standing man, a seated young woman, and an older woman, possibly a maid, in the background. The scene is set in an interior space, and the figures are dressed in contemporary 17th-century attire. The man's gesture and the young woman's attentive pose suggest a dialogue that has been widely interpreted as a father admonishing his daughter, though some art historians have posited alternative readings, such as a client negotiating with a courtesan, given the ambiguous nature of the interaction.

    Ter Borch's skillful use of lighting and texture brings a sense of realism and intimacy to the scene. The artist's attention to detail is evident in the rendering of the luxurious fabrics and the reflective surfaces, which add to the overall richness of the composition. The painting's nuanced portrayal of the figures' expressions and the implied narrative has made it a subject of scholarly interest, as it reflects the social customs and moral concerns of the 17th-century Dutch Republic.

    "Paternal Admonition" is notable for its influence on the genre of conversation pieces, a type of painting that became popular in the Netherlands during this period. Ter Borch's work has been admired for its quiet drama and the eloquent manner in which it captures the complexities of human interaction, making it a significant contribution to the canon of Dutch genre painting.

  • 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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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.