Paintings Acrylic on canvas


Description by the artist

Print on canvas, with retouching by the artist. Duci (Sicilian for Sweet) is a Dame, who tells through her hairstyle, the art of Sicilian sweets. The latter become real jewels that adorn the entire work. On her head: cannoli, cassatelle and sfince di San Giuseppe; as earrings, Sicilian sfince with sugar and buccellati; on her neck, a necklace of martorana fruit and on her décolleté, the Sicilian cassata.

Details and dimensions

Materials: Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions (cm): Height 100, Width 70
Handcrafted in Sicily

The artwork in the Sicilian culture

By the Governance of Sicilian Artisan Foundation

The Sicilian bakery, for its taste and culture, is considered by many the best in the world. It is very much influenced by the culinary influences of the various dominations: the Arab above all but also Angevin, Aragonese, Bourbon.

Photo Naro, Sicilians and a detail of the carved portal of the cathedral with its architectural treatment, 1881

The Governance also suggests

The objective of the Governance is both to safeguard the traditions and ancient crafts of the people of Sicily, and to sustain economically the Artisans and the Artists, both the real ethno-anthropologists of the country.
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