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NEFERTITI - MYSTERIOUS & POWERFUL by Mariaan M Krog Fine Art Portfolio

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A4 sized Acrylic painting done on Medium Texture Artist Canvas (Acrylic Primed) – 330GSM

>> Sold a card on 2 November 2010.
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My version of the famous Nefertiti bust discovered in 1912 by archeologist Ludwig Borchardt at Tell-el-Amarna (site of Akhenaten’s new city).
In 1912, excavations by archeologist Ludwig Borchardt at Tell-el-Amarna – the site of Akhenaten’s new capital city, Akhetaten, which was abandoned soon after his death – unearthed the workshop of the pharaoh’s favourite sculptor, Thutmose. Among several unfinished works and busts found at the site – including a set of plaster heads of members of the royal family that were presumably used as models for stone sculptures – was a bust of Nefertiti rendered in painted limestone, and finished but for the left eye. This piece, one of the most celebrated of all surviving artworks of the New Kingdom, has secured for Thutmose a modern-day reputation as a master sculptor.
Image copyright: Mariaan Krog 2008 – For buying info, see info below the image.

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Featured on Monday, March, 01, 2010 in the Impressionism Cafe Group

I paint around the styles. When I do commissions I find that my style changes. Therefore the last painted artwork will be the style I adopt for the next few paintings I do. It has all to do with the impression the painting I finished, left on me.

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  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeover 6 years ago

    Beautiful portrait my friend Mariaan. Mysterious and powerful indeed. And she is also beautiful.

  • wolfman
    wolfmanover 6 years ago

    another beautiful painting mariaan

  • Lior Goldenberg
    Lior Goldenbergover 6 years ago

    Gorgeous work, very well done!

  • solareclips~Julie  Alexander
    solareclips~Ju...over 6 years ago

    Fabulous work Mariaan!!!!!! ;-)

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 6 years ago

    You are quite talented…love viewing your work

  • brirose55
    brirose55over 6 years ago


  • frogster
    frogsterover 6 years ago

    Great work

  • mieclarke
    mieclarkeover 6 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Marianna Patrauchan
    Marianna Patra...over 6 years ago

    I like her!

  • Jason D. Laderoute
    Jason D. Lader...over 6 years ago

    I looks like it was painted on Velvet, it seems to have a pastel appearance, very nice

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