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'Il voce' uses the same processes and techniques used in religious sculpture, particularly Spanish, dating from the 16th century and still practiced today. The figures are hand carved from solid lime wood and painted ('encarnaciones') on a gesso ground.
Polychromed wood (lime wood, gesso, acrylic paints, MDF base) (2010)
81 x 81 x 40cm