Schizzo: L’Isola di Fortuna / Fortune’s Island

by Paul D'Agostino

L’Isola di Fortuna / Fortuna’s Island, 1-4.
Serialized set of polytype monoprints with cross-diminishing palette.
Oil on card stock, 2012. Click on one for slideshow of all.

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According to a tradition going back to
the Romance of the Rose (Jean de Meung, 1280),
Fortune lives in a half-crumbling palace set on a rocky island,
which is now assaulted by waves, now left high and dry,
and it is constantly changing shape.

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Extracted from The Mill and the Cross,
Michael Francis Gibson

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Artwork, P. D’Agostino

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