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Tuesday, 29 December 2015 13:50

Fairytale

These three paintings were inspired by the famous Romeo and Juliet (by W. Shakespeare) but also by medieval fairytales of young princesses and princes /warriors and their forbidden love. I included a painting for the poet himself as he is creating the story. The place is undefined but filled with neoclassical buildings (perhaps an influence by Engonopoulos).

I gave each painting a dominant color to symbolize each character and used the golden /yellow hair of the girl to unify her with her lover. Hence the position of these two paintings is restricted. However if wished, one could place the third painting with the poet somewhere else.

Additional Info

  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Size: 30 x 40cm (x3)
  • Date: 2007
  • Availability: Not available /Private collection

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