Wooden bas-relief painted with acrylics.
16” x 22” (40 x 55 cm)
Inspired by the Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci and The Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer, this work carved by chisel (5 mm) in the Florentine technique of the fifteenth century represents a challenge for the artist, a symbol of the extraordinary artistic level achieved. .
Not only painted but carved, it transmits great three-dimensionality and depth to the portrait.
The iPad object projects the Opera into the 21st century, to the present day.