With this piece strongly inspired by the medieval tradition, I intended to highlight the refinement of the Gothic period and its message still as actual.
The profusion of floral pattern refers to the French poets Ronsard and Malherbe, who back then extolled the ephemeral beauty of life. Reflecting this, EN MAI 2015 is the offering of a bloomed red rose, both fragile and perennial.
Illumination on goat skin parchment
(gold leaves on mordant and gilding bole, ink, natural pigments and gouaches)
Dimensions: 60 x 60 cm