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Original contemporary painting. Signed. Certificate of Authenticity included. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!
Summary of features:
Artist: Federico Cortese
Medium & materials: oil and pencil on paper
Dimensions: 24 x 35.5 cm (9.5 x 14 in)
Paper weight: 190 gr/mq
Finishing: fixative spray
Location and year created: Turin, Italy - 2012
Certificate of Authenticity: included, with signature of the artist on photograph
Signed: on the front, bottom left corner
Surface of the paper: smooth
An original piece from the series 'Point me at the sky!':
When I was a young boy I danced like a madman following the tune of an old vinyl of my parents, 'Point Me at the Sky' by Pink Floyd. I didn't understand the lyrics, I didn't know that the song told of a pilot that crashes for a fault to his plane. I figured it was an exhortation to take the flight. In the bright contrast of the hot summer afternoons, I saw the black silhouettes of the birds flying against the backdrop of a clear sky. I saw the leaves of the plants filtering the sunlight, and revealing the consistency of their veins and in some cases the shadow of a small frog, motionless, resting on them. To the tune of that song, watching some fishes caught in a basin of zinc, I imagined them free and strong in their river, darting happy in the glow of the August sun.
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):
9.45 (height) 13.98 (width) 0.04 (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.