Discovery Collection > The young ladies of the forest
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Oil painting- 100X81cm- 2019
The work is inhabited by a deep desire for purity and poetry.
Two young girls with long, immaculate dresses, obviously binoculars, face us in a wooded setting where they live among deer.
This supernatural universe appears to us as surreptitiously released from the mist.
Perhaps the time of a dream, have we joined the Arthurian legend of the heart of the forest of Brocéliande?
We would then be in the presence of a twin incarnation of Viviane or perhaps imaginary girls of Merlin and the Lady of the Lake, guardians of the arts and letters (the one who holds an open book on her lap) and protectresses of the hosts of these woods (the one with his hand on the neck of the stag).
This painting takes up the theme of magical realism that the artist particularly likes.
Victoria Stagni, painter in Bordeaux. Born in Buenos Aires of a Paraguayan father and an Argentinean mother, Victoria Stagni apprenticed in oil painting at Pierre Lafage (a graduate of the Beaux-Arts in Paris and Bordeaux) in the Atelier Fine Arts of Bordeaux. At the same time, she set up her workshop in the Bordeaux district of Chartrons. Since 2015, Victoria has been part of the collective of international artists "Human Beings, What Unifies Us?" made up of Cuban, European and ...