Temperanca Painting by Maureen Shea

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Left panel: Winter
Panel-2 Spring-Summer
Panel -3 Summer-Fall
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Painting: Ink, Watercolor, Pastel, Monotype, Chine colle on Paper.

This 3 panel painting is based on a 17th century Portuguese white-work embroidery. 3 allegorical characters riding fantastic beasts (from the 4 depicted in the embroidery) move across the 9 foot space of the image. The piece is named for the central character: temperance seen on the central panel which depicts spring-summer. The paper of each panel is a slightly different type of translucent Asian paper. The left panel (winter) has floral inclusions and some chine colle, the center and right sheets are painted over a paper with random pattern of printed metallic silver squares, but the right panel is the reverse side of the paper with the dull side of the squares.


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Temperanca

Maureen Shea

United States

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Size: 108 W x 24 H x 0.1 in

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