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Angel Musicians (recto); Head Studies (verso) Gm-00016001

Angel Musicians (recto); Head Studies (verso) Gm-00016001

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Morazzone (Pier Francesco Mazzuchelli) (Italian, 1573–1626) Two angels play a cello and a lute, while a third listens attentively in the background. Morazzone first drew the design in black chalk, then went over the figures with a brown wash to flesh out the forms. Finally he added a fine network of parallel hatching and cross-hatching in white bodycolor to define such delicate details as the feathered wings, flowing drapery, and shining hair of each angel. The blue of the paper, particularly favored by Venetian artists during this time, adds a fourth tone to the scene.

Morazzone produced the drawing in preparation for a ceiling fresco, completed in 1599, showing music-making angels in the vault of a rosary chapel in Lombardy. The basic architectural frame is similar in the drawing and the fresco.

Our Cards are all printed on 100% cotton tree-free archival paper. All Cards include a recycled kraft envelope in a protective sleeve individually hand wrapped for you. Each card is printed one at a time and hand bound here in Lugano, Switzerland. We ship all over the world via SwissPost. Please allow 5-9 business days for us to make them and 5-7 business days for transit. Art Prints are printed on heavy matte finish German art paper using the finest Canon archival inks. Frame is black natural with a white mattboard and Acrylite glazing.

Wall Murals are printed on 42" matte finish, self-adhesive Kodak PhotoText fabric panels that combine and mount easily on a non textured wall surface. We can custom make to any size, just ask.

Stretched Canvas is stretched by hand over 1.5" thick pine bars and printed on cotton poly matte finish canvas. Each canvas is hand coated with Hahnemuhle UV/Archive coating, these are Swiss quality best in industry canvases.


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