Self-portrait 1640 Oil Painting - Rembrandt Van Rijn

Self-portrait 1640

Rembrandt Van RijnItem # 298397
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Self-portrait 1640", originally brought to life by the talented Rembrandt Van Rijn. 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 Rembrandt Van Rijn 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

    "Self-Portrait 1640" is a notable work by the Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the most prominent figures in the history of Western art. Created when the artist was around 34 years old, this painting is part of a series of self-portraits that Rembrandt produced throughout his lifetime, which collectively offer a deep insight into his evolving style, self-perception, and artistic mastery.

    The 1640 self-portrait, measuring 102 cm × 80 cm (40 in × 31 in), is executed in oil on canvas and is currently housed in the National Gallery in London. In this work, Rembrandt presents himself with an air of confidence and self-assurance, dressed in attire that suggests a gentleman or scholar rather than a working artist. His gaze is direct and engages the viewer, a characteristic feature of his self-portraits that contributes to the sense of immediacy and presence.

    The painting is distinguished by Rembrandt's masterful use of chiaroscuro, the strong contrast between light and shadow, which sculpts the artist's features and imbues the portrait with a dramatic and introspective quality. The rich, textured application of paint, known as impasto, adds a three-dimensional quality to the work, exemplifying Rembrandt's skill in manipulating his medium to achieve a lifelike representation.

    "Self-Portrait 1640" is often discussed in the context of Rembrandt's exploration of his own identity and status as an artist. It reflects a period of personal success and professional acclaim in Rembrandt's career, preceding the personal tragedies and financial difficulties that would later affect his life and work. The portrait remains a testament to Rembrandt's enduring legacy and his profound influence on the art of portraiture.

    This self-portrait is not only a significant piece within Rembrandt's oeuvre but also an important work in the broader context of art history, offering a window into the Golden Age of Dutch painting and the psychological depth that characterizes Rembrandt's best works. Its continued study and exhibition contribute to the appreciation of the complexities of self-representation and the evolution of individual identity in art.

  • 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.

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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.
  • 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.