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Oil on wood panel, 106 x 63 cm, 2015.
This painting was inspired by a scene in the movie "Grand Budapest Hotel". The two protagonists are travelling on a train, crossing winter melancholic landscapes, covered by snow and with few leafless trees emerging from it. The scene gives a sense of expectation, and what is dead in it suggests a new beginning. NOTE: This piece is offered at a special discounted price!
Summary of features:
Artist: Federico Cortese
Title: Winter woods
Medium & materials: oil on wood panel (plywood)
Dimensions: 106 x 63 cm (41.7 x 24.8 in)
Thickness of the panel: 0.5 cm
Finishing: protective gloss varnish (transparent mastic paint)
Location and year created: Turin, Italy - 2015
Certificate of Authenticity: included, with signature of the artist on photograph
Signed: on the back
I was born in 1971 in Turin, Italy, where I live and work as an artist. Since I can remember I have always drawn. My preferred techniques are classic oil on canvas paintings, and pencil drawings. I’m like a mouse in its box. A little mouse safe in its shelter, that passes his time gnawing the food stored for the winter. But my food are the drawings. I work within my home. My studio is a room of the house ...