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42 x 50 cm. / 16.5 x 19.7 in.


This OVAL PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG WOMAN was painted in oils on linen canvas in 2015 while I was staying in Northern California, near Nevada City.

It is a painting of my indigenous Mexican model who posed 5 times in my studio.
The portrait is in neoclassical style.
I painted it as an exercise in order to improve my technique and to imitate neoclassical old masters. I don't want to be original, I want to achieve their level.
Leonardo da Vinci inspired me when painting this portrait. 
The subject looks like a madonna from renaissance and I wanted her to look like one, looking down, instead of frontal. 
It has many layers, I started with a grisaille and then built up the surface with various stratus of paint.

This painting will be carefully packaged and shipped, stretched on an oval frame.

Materials used: finely prepared oil paints, linen canvas

Oval Portrait of a Young Woman - 42 x 50 x 3 cm./ 16.5 x 19.6 x 1.1 in.

SKU: 217537123517253
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    Shipping time to the EU: 2 working days

    Shipping time to the US: 2-3 days

    Shipping time to the rest of the world: 3-4 days

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