235cm x 160cm
Pencil and Oil on Canvas
Birth of Love - Study and interpretation of ‘The Birth of
Venus’ by William-Adolphe Bouguereau
This artwork is a reinterpretation of the Greco-Roman mythological story of the birth of Venus. This motif is very popular amongst artists (especially the historical ones), as it represents the birth of the goddess of love, beauty, passion and procreation; one of the most important deities in the Olympus.
In this artwork the artist sees, in a very romanticised way, the birth of his daughter. It is one of the most important events in his life and one of the drivers of the project. The soft, pastel colour and atmosphere created by Bouguereau are replaced by powerful contrasts between vibrant red and blue. The interpretation seeks to heighten the moment of birth with strong energy and powerful contrasts.
Artwork comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.