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Case con Vegetazione

Simone Giaiacopi
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Oil painting on Composite board New

Finished white edges

Ready to frame


Signed on front and back


29" h x 24.8" w x .4" d |6 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $2,700



A group of abandoned houses hidden deep in the woods sparked the inspiration for artist Simone Giaiacopi. "They reveal how nature devours and destroys what men leave behind," says Simone. "The forest regains the space that was once stolen. While at first, the painting may look photographic, in reality, small brushstrokes punctuate its surface." The painting belongs to Simone's series of abandoned houses that represent the long gone Tuscan rural life. With his creation, Simone tries to capture and preserve heritage as it slowly fades away.

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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