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Mystery of the Tell-Tale Heart

Linda Benenati
Ugallery 5345194191 UGallery

Encaustic artwork on Wood New

Natural wood edges

Ready to hang


Signed on back


18" h x 12" w x 1.5" d |3 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $575



A mirror image of a woman sitting on a red chair deep in contemplation. A leafless red tree rests on her head, converging to form a beating heart, while a raven looks down on the scene. Artist Linda Benenati enjoys putting a hint of mystery and intrigue in her paintings. Part of her Duplicity series, which shares a visual narrative and uses titles of popular mysteries as the basis for the works.

Linda Benenati

Saratoga, California

Artist Linda Benenati creates playful, vintage styled encaustic portraits. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and studied English and Fine Art in college. After graduating, she continued to paint in oil and acrylic while pursuing a career as a graphic artist and writer in the tech industry. In 2010, an encounter with encaustic painting completely changed her art practice and she says it became her all time favorite medium. Today, Linda uses the molten wax exclusively to develop her humorous and personal scenes. "I am a collector of things, words, phrases and ideas," she explains. "I keep a notebook by the side of my bed and often ideas come to me in the middle of the night or even in dreams. Once I have an idea to illustrate or story I want to tell, I will collect images from multiple sources including magazines, the internet and taking photos." When she's not working in her home studio, Linda enjoys live theater and watching vintage film noir, where she finds inspiration in the costumes and set designs.

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E Teribury purchased this artwork. style="color: #000000;"5/6/2021 | 10:18 AM

My Wife and I absolutely LOVE this piece of artwork! The detail is incredible and is just what I was looking for as a gift for her for our 16th wedding anniversary. Very happy with the purchase!


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