Lorenzo Bonechi born 1955
P77133 The House of the Angel1984
Etching 606 x 485 (23 7/8 x 19 1/8) on wove paper 759 x 562 (29 7/8 x 22 1/8); plate-mark 613 x 492 (24 1/8 x 19 3/8); printed and published by Carini, Florence in an edition of 50
Inscribed ‘Lorenzo '84' below image b.r. and ‘30/50' below image b.l.
Purchased from Fabian Carlsson Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Lit: Franco Rella, Lorenzo Bonechi, exh. cat., Galleria Carini, Florence 1985, p.36; Howard N. Fox, A New Romanticism. Sixteen Artists from Italy, exh. cat., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC 1985, p.42
P77133 shows two elongated figures in a landscape. One is reclining in front of a conical mound and the other is emerging from a house on a hill. The image consists of richly coloured meshing lines. Pinks, reds and greens flicker between the blue lines of the sky and yellows, browns, pinks and blues mix with the greens of the hills. This results in a certain degree of merging between figures and landscape…