Origami dreams by Adolphe Piot

Origami dreams - Adolphe Piot -

Artwork Information

TitleOrigami dreams
ArtistAdolphe Piot
Dimensions52 x 39.5 cm
Art MovementAcademicism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Origami dreams

The artwork titled “Origami dreams” is a creation by Adolphe Piot, rendered in oil on canvas. Exhibiting the fine detailing characteristic of the Academicism movement, this portrait measures 52 by 39.5 centimeters. It belongs to a private collection, signifying its exclusivity and value to its possessor. The genre of portrait suggests a representation of an individual, capturing not only the physical likeness but also an essence of the subject’s persona.

In “Origami dreams,” we observe a tender depiction of a young girl, immersed in the delicate art of paper folding. Her expression is one of serene focus and innocent wonderment, as if the paper creations before her have momentarily taken her to a place of tranquil imagination. Several origami figures, presumably fashioned by her own hands, are arrayed on the texture-rich surface that serves as the tableau for her activity. The artwork is meticulously crafted, highlighting Piot’s capability to portray the softness of the child’s features, the intricate details of her hair, and the reflection of light on the various surfaces with astute precision and a palpable sense of reality. The interplay of light and shadow, along with the meticulously painted texture of the patterns on the cloth over which the origami figures are displayed, speaks to the artist’s mastery of technique favored by the academic tradition.

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