gift of wings

SKU: saatchi Category: figurative.
46 x 32 x 2.5 inches
oil and acrylic on canvas

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Original oil painting.

Unframed, canvas sides are painted white.
Painting is wired and ready to hang.
Signed, titled and dated on back.

In gift of wings, the young woman here is imagined with wings. The wings can represent a number of things, from freedom to spirituality. The painting is a reworking of a painting by 19th c. neoclassical artist, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, this and other master paintings, are in a way, gifts to us.

Also in this painting, I continue to experiment with creating tension by combining elements that are painted realistically with the illusion of depth and elements that are flat or decorative. Like yin and yang, these 2 different ideas combine into a unified whole.

 Tags: renaissance  wing  pink  decorative  victorian