La cupola e la città
Description by the artist
La cupola e la città (Italian for The dome and the city) is the title of this artwork. A glimpse of a Sicilian city in a composition broken down into parts that recall the cluster of houses in the historic centers of the south, with the landmark of the dome of the main church. Canvas on wooden frame. Acrylic painting on canvas depicting a glimpse of a city with the dome.
Details and dimensions
The artwork in the Sicilian culture
The domes, differently colored, majolica or rough, are one of the peculiarities of the Sicilian living landscape. This architectural element is one of the many orientalisms found in our island.
(photo) San Giovanni degli Eremiti, Palermo, view of the church and cityscape, XIX century