Vittorio Mazzucconi's paintings,
with the Artist's comments
70 x 100, oil on canvas
|A friend had come to my studio and I had made some preparatory sketches for her portrait. Yet, when I set out to start my painting, my beloved and abandoned young lady appeared in her place, along with all her sorrow; along with the sorrow of my own soul.
|Orpheus and Eurydice
50 x 70, oil on canvas
| The dying down of a love (or that which takes
place after this has happened) can be similar to a journey to the Realm
of the Dead sustained by Orpheus, in the search of his perished Eurydice.
While Eurydice, as soon as Orpheus round, is confused. So she steps back
and dissolves into a ghost...
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