'The Taking of Christ' after Caravaggio

Volodymyr Vanin , from Enamel Miniatures



Miniature enamel painting. A handmade copy of the same title painting by Caravaggio.  Pigments of ink are immersed by hand in the enamel under the action of heat.  19 layers were applied and fired separately.   'The Taking of Christ'  (Italian: Presa di Cristo nell'orto or Cattura di Cristo) is a painting, of the arrest of Jesus, by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Originally commissioned by the Roman nobleman Ciriaco Mattei in 1602, it is housed in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.  
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Reference number 147386157665
Category Paintings
Medium Enamel paint, Copper
Dimensions (HxWxL)

cm | inch

8 x 11 x 0.60 3.15 x 4.33 x 0.24
Weight 100.00g
Genre&Movement&Style Miniature
Number of Item (edition) Unique work
Certificate of Authenticity Yes

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About The Artist

True master of miniature enamel painting and portraits. Volodymyr Vanin is an Associate Member of Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers (London, UK), Member of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, D.C. (USA), Hilliard Society of Miniaturists (Wells, UK). He was born in 1965, studied at the art school named after Aivazovsky in Theodosius, graduated from the famous Fedoskino school of miniature painting (later named Fedoskino art-industrial school of miniature painting). After completion of the study at his 22 he opened a studio in Theodosius, executed private orders, interacted with the art fund and art galleries. In 1990 he moved to live and work in Belgrade (Serbia), where he spent 9 years. He was creating enamel miniatures for the British Crown, for the Royal Family of Serbia (portrait of Prince Tomislav Karadjordjevic). Vanin is ...

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