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antinous the boyfriendby maria gilbert
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- An imaginary portrait, in oil pastels, representing the beloved friend of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. This painting is part of a series of artworks portraying the boyfriends of famous men from classical history and was inspired by the beautiful statues that celebrate these relationships. The colour palette is primarily that of olive greens and ochre tones.
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More about maria gilbert
- , uk
- Artist Biography
- As a voracious Voodoo Queen from post modern Haiti and twice married into the Duvalier dynasty she commands six figure prices for her canvases, some of which she makes out of the starched and stretched skins of unripe bananas. She smokes a pipe and chews tabaccy. http:/ ...