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Mother Mary Altar Nichio Original Encaustic Mixed Media Painting - MADONNA - 5x7 in

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Mother Mary Altar Nichio Original Encaustic Mixed Media Painting - MADONNA - 5x7 in

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  • Materials: encaustic paint, beeswax, damar resin, collage, photos, cheesecloth, hardboard
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Mother Mary Sanctuary A DELLA MADONNA
an original encaustic, mixed media painting
5"x7"" on hardboard

I love the mystery and intensity of this Encaustic painting.
It incorporates a photo transfer of an altar nichio, outside one of my aunts house in Sicily. These altars are every where in Italy, fileld with flowers, mystery and intention.

This encaustic Painting combines, collaged imagery, cheesecloth, photo transfer, encaustic paint and medium. It is deeply textured and evocative.
It is a truely mysterious and lovely piece of art.
This painting will fit nicely into any 5"x7" frame.

Encaustic is an ancient way of painting with molten beeswax, damar resin and pigments, that are fused together with a heat gun.

Just for your information, encaustic paintings won't melt unless they heat up past 160 degrees. As with most art, I wouldn't recommend hanging in strong direct sunlight or leave in a car in sunlight. If the painting gets dusty or dull, gently rub with a soft cloth to restore its shine.


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