Mercury + Minerva

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Mercury + Minerva

This was a part of my Veronese project until I realised it was original painting was by Giovanni Battista Ponchino, which is displayed on the ceiling of Sala del Consiglio dei Dieci in The Palace of the Doge in Venice along side a some Veronese pieces.

publication: self directed

Use: self-indulgence

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Here I revisited Mars and Minerva reworking the composition and adding the bold mellow sun.

A rough sketch of Mars + Minerva

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The original artwork as seen on the ceiling of The Doge’s Palace in Venice.

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