“La Maesta”, Duccio (angel face)

Angel of an angel painted in the Maesta Duccio, copied by Lara Laria Martin

Copie d’un visage d’ange extrait de la Maesta de Duccio, par Lara Laria Martin

Wood support, paint with pigment and egg base, wood engraving and gold leaf.

Copy of La Maesta Duccio by Lara Laria Martin
Copie d’un ange de la Maesta de Duccio par Lara Laria Martin. Copy of an angel of the Maesta of Duccio by Lara Laria Martin

Original version

Painting of La Maesta of Duccio
This the painting of La Maesta de Duccio.
Painting with eggs, wather and pigments, Lara Laria Martin
Lara Laria Martin, painting prepared with with eggs, water and natural pigments. Peinture préparée avec de l’oeuf, de l’eau et des pigments naturels.
Copy step with wood engraving Maesta Duccio by Lara Laria Martin
This is one step of the copy: engraving the wood to prepare golden. Etape de la gravure pour préparer la pose de la feuille d’or.
Colour green symbolise good Maesta Duccio by Lara Laria Martin
Step of the painting of the Maesta de Duccio by Lara Laria Martin. Green colour on the face symbolise God. Peinture du visage avec une couleur verte pour symboliser Dieu.

 

Copy process of old italians masters by Lara Laria Martin
This is the painting process used by old italian masters. Etape de la peinture des maîtres italiens comme Duccio, par Lara Laria Martin.

 

Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255 to 1319) is one of the most important italian painter of this period.

This painting is a small part of the master piece “La Maesta”. It’s painted on wood with eggs and pigments “tempera”. Wooden board is sculpted and the gold is put on it.

“La Maestà” is a religious painting of Duccio di Buoninsegna and you can see it at Metropolitana del Duomo (Sienne).
The face of this angel expresses a sort of sadness linked to Jesus anticipated death.

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