Like his teacher Pietro Annigoni, Romano Stefanelli spent his artistic career reviving the Renaissance. Florence born, he was multidisciplinary - earning esteem for his paintings, sculptures, graphics and large scale frescos throughout Italy.
In ‘Stefano’, Stefanelli vividly recalls the Renaissance. His subject’s fixed gaze, clasped crucifix and drapery - reminiscent of a monk’s robes - reaches back to the Old Masters and suggests this work may have been a study for a fresco. Beyond this, ‘Stefano’ is also a lively image, touched by the artist’s knack for imitating life.
Further adding intrigue to this work is its glamorous provenance, the details of which will be revealed to its next custodian. For collectors of international art and admirers of the Renaissance, ‘Stefano’ is an exquisite find.
Romano STEFANELLI (1931 - 2016)
'Stefano' ca. 1960s
Offset photolithograph on paper
Image Size: 50 x 35 cm
Dimensions: 50 x 35 cm
Signed: Bears facsimile signature in print lower centre: Romano Stefanelli; bears the artist’s name, title, and publisher’s details in print verso.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:Good: Describes the average used work of art where the image is in Fine condition. The margin may need to be framed out due to markings, corner wear, dog ear, small tears or if framed, the frame may have minor damage.
© The Artist or Assignee
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