Artist's description:

A skeleton stands before a distressed copper leaf moon whilst flakes of gold leaf fall.

This piece is part of a range of paintings I am doing on the subject of religious icons. I love the rich gold and copper leaf and the way the moon has turned a vibrant turquoise in places.

The inspiration for this piece was a past trip to the beautiful art city of Florence. That trip had a profound effect on me as an artist. I fell in love with Florence and it's crumbling walls and little shops with craftsmen using gold leaf to guild antiques.

I am also inspired by ancient murals on disintegrating walls where the art becomes faded with time.

This painting is a mixed media of emulsion, oil paints, acrylic and pencil all set on a backdrop of distressed plaster and real copper and gold leaf.

This painting comes ready to hang and unframed. It is painted on a chunky canvas. I only use good quality, professional artists canvases made by Loxely gold. It has a signed certificate on the back.

I can ship worldwide. If postage prices for your area are not already listed please do get in touch.

Thank you for looking. I welcome enquires for commissions.

Materials used:

Plaster, Copper leaf, Gold leaf, Emulsion, Acrylic, Oil.

Skeleton of Gold (2015)

$123.28 Sold

  • Painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 13.39 × 24.02 × 1.42 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed certificate of authenticity
  • Ready to hang
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