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“Spanish Wedding”, Mariano Fortuni - description of the painting

“Spanish Wedding”, Mariano Fortuni - description of the painting

Spanish wedding - Mariano Fortuni. 60 x 93 cm

The magnificent art masterpiece "Spanish Wedding" was depicted by the painter Mariano Fortuni! The picture is written in the genre of realism. The artist began to work on it in Rome and completed the canvas in Paris, working on it from 1868 to 1870.

The idea of ​​the work was very interesting. Mariano Fortuni loved visiting temples. He was inspired by the atmosphere of the parish church in Madrid, and during the preparation of his wedding with Cecilia painted this picture. He talentedly depicted himself, his wife, her sister Isabelle, relatives, friends, relatives and friends on the canvas.

The action takes place in the church sacristy. The spacious room is decorated with gilded icons, prints, angel figures, carved mirrors. The picture shows the moment of signing the marriage contract. The main characters are the bride and groom. They are dressed smartly, beautifully and solemnly, in the fashion of the eighteenth century. A priest in a black robe is watching the ceremony. He has already blessed the newlyweds to marry. Refined art technique gives the painting greatness combined with simplicity. Men's suits are gallant, women's dresses are magnificent and elegant. On the heads of women are lace capes and crests, on men are cocked hat. Some household items are taken from the personal collection of the artist.

Mariano Fortuni used contrasts in his work. Dark colors in the interior of the church are combined with light colors. This gives the painting a special mysterious style, filled with spiritual harmony. The artist expressed in his masterpiece all the important moments of life, talentedly working with a brush. He thought about his family life, idolizing the future spouse. Thanks to his diligence, diligence and painstaking work, the picture turned out to be brilliant and gained immense world fame. Society praised the merits of the artist!

The artwork carries a romantic mood, gives good, light, love. It will look great in the interior of the living room, inspiring a pleasant and joyful experience.


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