Once dipped in glaze, dishes, become like primed canvasses awaiting a subject, a fusion of the observed and imagined. The portrait dishes are softly coiled, their painted images inspired by portraits in European paintings and frescos. In other dishes animal subjects create their own narrative.
Hand painted maiolica dish with portrait (after Frida Khalo)
Maiolica painted dish (after Klimt)
Maiolica painted dish with portrait of Isabella Blow
Hand painted maiolica dish with portrait inspired by Lucas Cranach the Elder