Heads - There is beauty in looking
 
Images of heads – and of women predominantly – stem from Marie-Louise's interest in early Florentine portraiture. Inspiration has been drawn from the works of Baldvinetti, Ghirlandaio, Pisano, and Piero dello Francesco whose subjects sometimes seem otherworldly in their awkward beauty; and yet, we see these faces all around us in our world; even if we do not immediately see that they are beautiful.
Backgrounds and backdrops in those Florentine portraits were often formal interiors, or expansive Tuscan landscapes; Marie-Louise chooses to render these more simply; using abstractions inspired by the colours and tones of Gustav Klimt's later works.
 
 
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Clarissa
Clarissa

Etching and Embossing

50 x 35cm

Francesca's Dream
Francesca's Dre...

Etching

76 x 56cm

Dream III
Dream III

Etching

12 x 12cm

Dream II
Dream II

Etching

12 x 12cm

Dream I
Dream I

Etching

12 x 12cm

A letter for My Love
A letter for My...

Etching

12 x 12cm

Sybille
Sybille

Etching and copper pigment

29 x 29cm

Maud
Maud

Etching and copper pigment

30 x 25cm

Veronica
Veronica

Etching and copper pigment

30 x 25cm

Memento in a Cloche
Memento in a Cl...

Etching, Chine collé, glass construction and a cloche

50cm x 20 x 20cm

Memento
Memento

Etching, Chine collé

35 x 28cm

Memento
Memento

40cm x 65cm

etching and embossing

Memento II
Memento II

35cm x 65cm

etching and embossing

Memento III
Memento III

35cm x 65cm

etching and embossing

Memento IV
Memento IV

30cm x 70cm

etching and embossing

Julia
Julia

etching

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