Illustration to Imre Madachs The Tragedy of Man- Phalanster Scene 12 1887 Oil Painting - Mihaly von Zichy

Illustration to Imre Madachs The Tragedy of Man- Phalanster Scene 12 1887

Mihaly von ZichyItem # 314693
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Illustration to Imre Madachs The Tragedy of Man- Phalanster Scene 12 1887", originally brought to life by the talented Mihaly von Zichy. 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 Mihaly von Zichy 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

    "Illustration to Imre Madách's 'The Tragedy of Man' - Phalanster Scene 12, 1887" by Mihály von Zichy is a significant work of art by the renowned Hungarian painter and graphic artist. This illustration is one of a series created by Zichy to visually represent scenes from Imre Madách's seminal work, "The Tragedy of Man," which is a dramatic poem considered a masterpiece of Hungarian literature. Written in 1861, Madách's play explores the philosophical themes of human existence, ambition, and despair through a series of historical vignettes, with characters Adam, Eve, and Lucifer reappearing in various epochs.

    Scene 12, often referred to as the "Phalanster" scene, is set in a utopian society based on the ideas of Charles Fourier, a French philosopher who proposed a type of communal living arrangement known as a phalanstery. In this scene, Madách reflects on the potential and pitfalls of such a society, examining human nature in a context of supposed ideal living conditions.

    Mihály von Zichy, who lived from 1827 to 1906, was an artist known for his powerful and emotive style, and his illustrations for "The Tragedy of Man" are considered to be among his most important works. The 1887 illustration captures the essence of Scene 12 with intricate detail and dramatic composition, embodying the themes of the play through visual artistry. Zichy's work not only serves as a visual accompaniment to Madách's text but also offers an independent artistic interpretation that has been appreciated in its own right.

    The illustration is characterized by its dynamic figures and expressive use of line, which Zichy was particularly adept at. His ability to convey complex emotions and narratives through his drawings has made his illustrations enduring examples of 19th-century Hungarian art. The "Phalanster" illustration, like others in the series, is a testament to Zichy's skill in capturing the spirit of Madách's philosophical exploration and remains a subject of study for both art historians and literary scholars.

  • 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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