Eden Revisited

Deeply coloured peony flowers emerge from the shadows surrounded by illuminating Heavenly golden aureole.

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, mixed media and gesso on board in antique frame 76 cm w x 64 cm h unframed 107 cm h x 95 cm h framed