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Original contemporary painting. Signed. Certificate of Authenticity included. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!
Summary of features:
Artist: Federico Cortese
Subject: imaginary map
Medium & materials: oil on canvas (fine-grained)
Dimensions: 50 x 50 cm (19.7 x 19.7 in)
Thickness of the canvas: 2 cm
Finishing: protective gloss varnish (transparent mastic paint)
Style: contemporary, abstract
Location and year created: Turin, Italy - 2012
Certificate of Authenticity: included, with signature of the artist on photograph
Edges of the canvas: painted with a uniform color (the canvas can be hanged without frame)
Signed: on the back
An original piece from the series 'The earth seen from the space':
This series of paintings is inspired by satellite photographs that today, with tools like Google Earth, allow anyone the virtual exploration of the planet. Starting from those real images, I rework those aerial views, inventing new codes of representation and new decorative elements. The map is distorted, deformed, altered as if it were a past memory, but something of that place is still recognizable.
I was born in 1971 in Turin, Italy, where I live and work as an artist. My main artistic technique is oil painting, on stretched canvas or white fine art paper prepared for oil painting. Usually my work proceeds with the sedimentation of several layers, one after the other. And often each drawing or painting, also if it is sold alone, belongs to a wider series of works. In each series I try to explore and study a peculiar aspect of representation, decoration and languages. Once ended, the painting is finished with a coat of varnish to protect against sunlight and dust. The canvases are painted on the sides too, so they are ready to hang. I have sold my works on several online galleries. My sold works are never rolled up but always packed flat. I put them between two sheets of acid free paper with paper or cardboard protection for the corners, and then they are closed in a plastic envelope and bubble packaging. The envelope is stiffen with a sheet of polystyrene on both sides, and the whole thing is completed with a cardboard casing outside. Usually the artwork is shipped in 2/3 days after receiving the payment. All my artworks are original unique paintings, signed. Certificate of Authenticity included.
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Image/object size (inches):
19.69 (height) 19.69 (width) 0.79 (depth)
The above image is an estimate of the size of the image/object compared to an average person. Box will only show a max 70 inches height x 70 inches width.