THE STORY

THE PORTRAIT OF MYSTERY, SEDDUCTIVE AND ADDICTIVE


The model of the painting is covered in mystery.

The portrait is possibly depicting Beatrice d’Este, wife of Ludovico Sforza; although, most critics and specialists agree that the beautiful woman posing is no other than Lucrezia Crivelli, the mistress of Ludovico.

The absolute femininity is reflected in this seductive composition – and all the different emotions evoked by it:  the attraction, the fantasy, the charm, the desire, the tension, the concern, the thrill, the warmth, the grace, the seduction, the passion, the forbidden, the fear, the unattainable, the exaltation… A representation of the contrast between her apparent rigid attitude, almost cold, severe and the passion, the fervor, the warmth, the extreme tenderness hidden behind her look charged with contained emotions…

THE STORY

THE PORTRAIT OF MYSTERY, SEDDUCTIVE AND ADDICTIVE


The model of the painting is covered in mystery.

The portrait is possibly depicting Beatrice d’Este, wife of Ludovico Sforza; although, most critics and specialists agree that the beautiful woman posing is no other than Lucrezia Crivelli, the mistress of Ludovico.

The absolute femininity is reflected in this seductive composition – and all the different emotions evoked by it:  the attraction, the fantasy, the charm, the desire, the tension, the concern, the thrill, the warmth, the grace, the seduction, the passion, the forbidden, the fear, the unattainable, the exaltation… A representation of the contrast between her apparent rigid attitude, almost cold, severe and the passion, the fervor, the warmth, the extreme tenderness hidden behind her look charged with contained emotions…

BELLA DONNA