Original oil and gesso painting in an antique frame by artists Chloë Holt RCA FRSA.
On a ’Pompeii Red’ Natural pigment ‘fresco’ surface, ‘Lararium’ is a luminous, delicate and sophisticated painting.
Based around the notion of the Roman Lararium or the shrine in centre of the home. A shrine to the guardian spirits of the Roman household. Family members performed daily rituals at this shrine to guarantee the protection of these domestic spirits, the most significant of which were the lares.
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