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Neoclassic Paintings Greeting Card featuring the painting Death Of Socrates by Shahid Zuberi

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Death Of Socrates Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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The painting is inspired by Jacques Louis David ,I have combined the elements of neoclassicism and abstract and cuboid genres in this painting and created a new genre of art.

Greeting Card Reviews (6146)

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September 25th, 2018

Hi I've been looking for a birthday card with a 73 camino on it for a very close friend of mine,he's had his camino for around 6yrs and he just loves it, I'm totally made up to have found one and i know he will be when he receives it many thanks Mick D

September 24th, 2018

Just Wonderful. I can look at it for hours. Beautifully done

September 24th, 2018

Appealing variation on a theme.

September 24th, 2018

Fantastic that this picture is available

September 24th, 2018

An unusual joy. Fun with intent.

September 24th, 2018

Perfect for Robin lovers in Winter

Artist's Description

The heroic moment when Socrates embraced death is the central theme of this painting. Socrates is one of the founders of Western Philosophy, he chose death for his principles and refused the offer of exile and opportunity to escape from prison .With artistic freedom, the imposing figure of Socrates is shown larger than the rest of the people present in the prison cell as Socrates poignantly gazes straight at the observer drawing the viewer in to the scene. The centre of the painting is the iconic right hand of Socrates hovering over the cup of Hemlock which he is about to drink and embrace death.The facial expression and left hand gesturing to his disciples, family and the world at large that there is nothing to be feared in death. There is much sadness and grief in the prison cell as disciples are in a state of distress and even executioner is averting the eyes of Socrates. The bright coloured robe contrasts sharply with grave sadness of the scene but perfectly matches the defiant ge...

About Shahid Zuberi

Shahid's paintings has a unique feel about them. He paints a varied spectrum of subjects from historic buildings to cities , landmarks to landscapes, paintings inspired by old masters and impressionists to abstracts, sensual subjects to flowers and figurative work.. He paints whatever he fancies and feels strongly about a subject at a given moment in time. The interplay of colour light and texture in his work create a vibrant yet harmonious composition. He has done several paintings inspired by the works of Picasso, Degas,Poussin Auguste Mackie and Bouguereau. He has travelled extensively around the world and seen the work of great artists and old masters. His travel has given him a unique perspective on life which he reflect in his...

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