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Based on Queen Elizabeth I by John Bacon the Elder from 1780

Representations of Queen Elizabeth I are incredible collections of royal attributes. In all her portraits she almost sinks under all the jewelry and is wrapped in huge collars, as expressions of her power.

This later bust, which testifies to how much she was adored even after her reign, is also dominated by the lace collar, which I have duplicated many times. Now that the collar is in the foreground, her face is hardly recognizable. The representative function of the collar is now the absolutely most important thing, which would certainly have pleased her.

Hidden Portraits collection image

Ten years in the making, Hidden Portraits reinterprets historical paintings through a modern lens. Using only elements from the original work, contemporary artist Volker Hermes visually manipulates famous Old Masters portraits, exploring expression when the face is obscured.

By blocking the emotions expressed by the face, Hermes invites viewers to observe ancient codes of fashion as symbols of self-representation and social status.

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Token StandardERC-1155
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Based on Queen Elizabeth I by John Bacon the Elder from 1780

Representations of Queen Elizabeth I are incredible collections of royal attributes. In all her portraits she almost sinks under all the jewelry and is wrapped in huge collars, as expressions of her power.

This later bust, which testifies to how much she was adored even after her reign, is also dominated by the lace collar, which I have duplicated many times. Now that the collar is in the foreground, her face is hardly recognizable. The representative function of the collar is now the absolutely most important thing, which would certainly have pleased her.

Hidden Portraits collection image

Ten years in the making, Hidden Portraits reinterprets historical paintings through a modern lens. Using only elements from the original work, contemporary artist Volker Hermes visually manipulates famous Old Masters portraits, exploring expression when the face is obscured.

By blocking the emotions expressed by the face, Hermes invites viewers to observe ancient codes of fashion as symbols of self-representation and social status.

Contract Address0x177d...1913
Token ID2
Token StandardERC-1155
ChainEthereum
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