Celestial - After Murillo's Iconography of the Porciuncula

Full and fecund open peony flowers bask in the Sevillian courtyards sunshine. Their luscious and abundant as the light ever-changing dances over their fleeting blooms.

The work is inspired by the resplendent chiaroscuro and luminous qualities of the work of one of Seville’s lustrous Baroque artists ‘Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’, best known for his religious works but also capturing the soul and life of the place and people. in In particular after “Iconography of Porciúncula” - the miracle of celestial falling flowers from the heavens.

Oil and mixed media on Arches Oil Paper 130 w x 80 h cm unframed 145 w x 95 h cm framed