Annunciation

Annunciation. Reproduction by Silvia Salvadori.

Sacred icon made with tempera and pure gold leaf on wood. Work performed with the ancient pictorial techniques of the Sienese school of the fifteenth century.
Sizes: 25 x 16 cm

Categories: Early Renaissance

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Painting by Silvia Salvadori inspired by the Spinello Annunciation by Luca Spinelli, commonly known as Spinello Aretino (Arezzo, ca. 1350 - 14 March 1410), one of the most active painters in Tuscany in the second half of the fourteenth century. Subject: Annunciation (work drawn from Spinello Aretino) Technique: Original pictorial technique in use in the 13th and 15th centuries. Egg yolk tempera on a 23k pure gold background on an ancient table. Pure pigments. Pictorial recipe book drawn from Cennino Cennini's Book of Art. The decorative elements of the haloes were all entirely punched (punched) following the decoration on the original table. The work in question is inspired by the fourteenth century Arezzo painting with particular reference to Spinello Aretino. Reference works: Annunciation, a young work by Spinello Aretino painted in fresco and placed in the church of the Santissima Annunziata in Arezzo. Annunciation, fresco present in the right chapel of the Basilica of San Domenico in Arezzo and the Annunciation (1384-85) painted on wood on a pure gold background preserved in the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Annunciation (work drawn from Spinello Aretino). Silvia Salvadori. Tempera painting on a pure gold background. Original technique of the Sienese school of painting of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Original: Sienese School of Painting - Artistic reproduction by © Silvia Salvadori
Sizes: 25 x 16 cm
Technique: Tempera on a pure gold background.
Notes: Annunciation. Silvia Salvadori. Tempera painting on a pure gold background. Original technique of the Sienese school of painting of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

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