New Painting – An Italian celebration


An Italian celebration – acrylic on board – 40cm x 29cm

This still life painting has a bit of a story to tell. The glass and bottle were collected over 60 years ago by a Royal Navy sailor who landed in Italy. The glass is a hand made Italian celebration glass. Unfortunately the wine in the bottle was long past it’s best so a bit of reviving was needed by me when I painted it. This painting contains a lot of  contrasting textures which you can see below. 







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