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Cappello di Lana

Simone Giaiacopi
Ugallery 5345194520 UGallery

Oil painting on Composite board New

Finished black edges

Ready to frame


Signed on front and back


15.7" h x 19.7" w x .4" d |3 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $1,400



The wool hat represented in this still-life is the one that Simone Giaiacopi uses daily during the winter. "The weaving of the wool is accurately rendered in all its details and even in its worn look," states Simone. "It is magnified to show the individual warp and weft threads." The painting belongs to Simone's series on cloth.

Simone Giaiacopi

pescia, Italy

Artist Simone Giaiacopi paints rich, detailed still lifes and landscapes inspired by his home in Italy. "While my paintings can look almost photographic at first sight, a closer observation reveals the density of texture, layers, and the myriad of brushstrokes," says Simone. "I paint my subjects with a very small brush and small, precise strokes in order to enhance all the details, almost as if the piece was made of individually painted pixels." Simone was born in Viareggio, Tuscany and enjoyed drawing as a child. In school, he followed a different path, earning a PHD in Industrial Chemistry and later worked as a chemist at the University of Pisa. In 2007, Simone visited a photorealist painting exhibition in Milan that deeply impacted him. For the first time, he picked up oil paints and began teaching himself to paint. Over the next few years, he developed his own precise style. Today, he paints in a small, clean studio space located in a medieval building with a view of a typical Tuscan back alley. When he's not creating art, Simone works part-time as a hairdresser and loves reading and watching movies. His paintings are held in private and public collections, including the Fondazione Civica dei Musei di Venezia.

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