Danae receiving the Golden Rain, 1553 by Titian
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Danae receiving the Golden Rain, 1553
Prado Museum Madrid Spain
Original Size:129.8 x 181.2 cm
This painting reproduction will be completely painted by hand with oil paints on a blank linen canvas. We add additional 1.6" (4cm) of blank canvas above the offered size which will be used to stretch the canvas on a stretcher-bar.
The Time it Takes to be Created:To paint your Titian Hand-Painted Art Reproduction time is needed. The painting should not be made too hastily, nor should any deadlines be pursued. For the painting to acquire high quality and precision of detail, time is necessary. It also needs time to dry in order to be completely ready for shipping. Depending on the complexity, the level of detail, and the size of the painting, we'll need 4-5 weeks to make the painting.
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Shipping:We do not frame our oil painting reproductions. Hand-Painted Art Reproduction is an expensive product, and the risks of damaging a painting stretched on a frame during transportation are too high. Danae receiving the Golden Rain by Titian is, therefore, not framed, and will be sent to you rolled up and packaged in a strong and secure postal tube.
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From letters between Titian and the court of Madrid, it has been established that this Danae was executed in 1553. The painting takes up again a subject done in 1546 (now in Naples).
The figure of the young woman is posed reclining on a bed, and her beautiful body, recalling elegant Mannerist proportions, turns with a lazy rhythm towards us; her glance is directed up to the cloud, from which Jove pours a shower of gold down on his beloved mortal. In place of the classic cupid, we find here the disagreeable figure of an old servant who avidly holds out her apron to catch some of the coins - a sad figure that appears in many of the seduction scenes of the time.
A comparison with the earlier version, which was painted in Rome, gives us some light on the development of Titian's taste. In 1546 he appears to be engaged in an effort that is classic in tone and the composition works to suggest space. In this version it is the colour imbued with light which resolves the problem of form. The light, descending fantastically from the cloud, is not only a part of the plot, but a great stylistic solution.