Orpheus in Hades | Pierre Amédée Marcel-Beronneau | 1897

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Size: 11"x14"

The painting "Orpheus in Hades" by Pierre Amédée Marcel-Beronneau, created around 1897, is a rich tableau of mythological narrative. It depicts the legendary musician Orpheus after he has descended into the underworld. The central figure of Orpheus is shown standing nude, with a laurel wreath, symbolizing his poetic and musical prowess. He holds an intricately designed lyre, which was said to charm all living things and even inanimate objects. The background is filled with shadowy figures and forms, representing the denizens of Hades, captivated by Orpheus's music. The use of color and texture creates a sense of depth and mystery, reflecting the somber and enchanting atmosphere of the underworld. This painting illustrates Marcel-Beronneau's symbolist style, where the focus is on evoking emotion and portraying the myth with a dreamlike and otherworldly quality.

 

Print: 

A premium quality heavyweight (200gsm) fine art print material with a smooth, clean finish. This museum quality paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with large, full colour graphics or illustrations. The matte finish emphasises different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints feature a 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing. 

  

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  • FSC approved or sustainably sourced paper
  • Printed using water based inks
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  • Contains no plastic

 

Sizes:

11 x 14 Inches = 28 cm x 35.5 cm

16 x 20 Inches = 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm