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Leonardo Studios - "Stagecoach"

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  • Regular price $495.00

Artist: Leonardo Studios
Title: Stagecoach
Medium: Handcrafted Collage Edition
Dimensions: 24"h x 32"w

This unique collage was created in a process that requires time and patience to produce. The artwork is cut and assembled from smaller pieces that incorporates patterns, maps, shapes, and pieces of text together from various sources. This layered and dimensional technique gives these works their signature look and depth. The result is a piece of artwork that can be appreciated across the room and admired for its unusual details up close. This design is created as an edition, but each piece of the edition is hand-cut and hand-assembled; no two are exactly alike! [Listed Size Includes Frame]

"Stagecoach" is a vibrantly colored work of art depicting a stylized stagecoach. On top of the coach, there are suitcases and trunks, showcasing themes of travel and adventure. The side of the stagecoach is adorned with a collage of images, producing a dynamic and eclectic mix of visuals. The collage includes references to different locations and landscapes. One can see elements of the natural world, like a fiery canyon and rock formations reminiscent of the American Southwest. There are also images reflecting vintage travel, including travel posters. On the seat of the stagecoach sits a character wearing a cowboy hat, surrounded by cutout images representing various aspects of Western Americana. The work has a playful quality to it, as it merges historical references with a modern sense of design. It explores themes of exploration, nature, and the romanticism of the American West. The whole composition sits against a soft, cloud-filled sky that provides a tranquil backdrop to the intricate and lively foreground. The attention to detail in the wheels of the stagecoach and the overall vintage aesthetic suggests a nostalgic reverence for this period in history.