Rearing Horse Oil Painting - Leonardo Da Vinci

Rearing Horse

Leonardo Da VinciItem # 144934
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Finished Size: 30" x 34"
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Rearing Horse", originally brought to life by the talented Leonardo Da Vinci. 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 Leonardo Da Vinci 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

    "Rearing Horse" is a notable work attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, a polymath of the Italian Renaissance renowned for his contributions to art, science, and engineering. While Leonardo is best known for iconic paintings such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, his extensive body of sketches and studies showcases his deep interest in the anatomy and movement of both humans and animals. Among these studies, the "Rearing Horse" stands out as a testament to Leonardo's fascination with equine form and dynamics.

    The "Rearing Horse" sketches are believed to have been created as part of Leonardo's preparatory work for a never-completed monumental statue, a project initiated by the Duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza, in the late 15th century. This statue, intended to be the largest equestrian statue in the world, was to commemorate the duke's father, Francesco Sforza. Although the grand equestrian statue was never realized due to political turmoil and the eventual invasion of Milan by the French, Leonardo's studies for the project, including the "Rearing Horse," have survived and are celebrated for their detailed depiction of the horse's musculature and expressive posture.

    The "Rearing Horse" sketches, housed in various collections including the Royal Library at Windsor Castle, exemplify Leonardo's innovative approach to art and science. He meticulously studied the anatomy of horses, dissecting them to understand their structure, which allowed him to depict the animal with unparalleled accuracy and dynamism. The sketches vary from detailed anatomical drawings to more fluid depictions of the horse in motion, capturing the power and grace of the rearing animal.

    Leonardo's work on the "Rearing Horse" not only highlights his mastery of drawing and keen observational skills but also reflects his broader interest in the forces of nature and the principles of mechanics. Through these studies, Leonardo explored the concepts of balance, tension, and movement, which informed his broader inquiries into the workings of the natural world.

    Although the original bronze statue was never cast, Leonardo's "Rearing Horse" sketches remain a significant part of his artistic and scientific legacy. They continue to be studied and admired for their beauty, precision, and insight into the mind of one of history's greatest geniuses.

  • 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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100% hand-painted

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.

Top-level materials

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.