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Venetian Mask Greeting Card featuring the painting Venetian Mystery Mask by Michael Swanson

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Venetian Mystery Mask Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Charlotte, NC

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Amazing painting! Such a great mask. L/F

Congratulations on your sale!!!!

A powerful, mysterious and a bit scary painting. Besides being inspired by Venetian masks, your painting reminds me also of the mythological female Greek Gorgon Creature.

Beautiful work, congrats on the sale.

Thanks Jean .

Wonderful image, voted :))

very interesting, unusual and beautiful! voted

Thanks Liz !

A strong painting, love the red and gold colours. v

Very beautiful! Voted and faved.

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Artist's Description

Carnevale or Carnival is a special time in Venice, mysterious faces are everywhere. The celebration of Carnival is practiced throughout many countries of the world, it goes back to the 10th century in some societies. The period from December to March was the traditional period when Venetians where allowed to wear Masks however in Venice many people wore them also from October to December so the art of Mask making flourished. In 1339 a law was passed punishing anyone wearing "vulgar disguises" or wearing masks while entering a Nuns convent, phoney wigs, beards and excessive make up was also a no no. There is a traditional variety of masks in Venice, one style is called Bouta which sports an open bottom for eating etc. this was usually worn with a red cape and tricorn head gear. Another one was called the Columbina, a smaller half mask with lots of glitter and often held up to the eyes. The Medico della Peste usually white and sported a long beak originally worn by doctors treating the...

About Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

CHECK OUT SwansonArt Originals LATEST SALE Please VOTE for your favorite images, it helps sales. Thanks ___________________________________________________ Michael Swanson "The hands of a Craftsman, the heart of an Artist." Heritage Gallery, Laguna, CA I'm often told; "Your art is so real looking why not just take a photo"? Well yes, if I could not draw I probably would, however a photo rarely reflects the three dimensional world we experiences, how often have you been disappointed that your photograph did not turn out as you expected? Let me explain; in a three dimensional world we see things subjectively, photographs can only capture a split second of any scene which often disappoints and is the main reason...

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