Looking back to look forward

This project start like a joke thinking of the year of my birth  (1963) , to my name (Raffaella)  and being a woman.

Pre-Raphaelitism found itself poised between nostalgia for the past and excitement about the future, showed in their paintings a return to nature with an accurate, almost photographic representation of reality.

Their works focused on atmosphere, female beauty, death and an aesthetic vision of art among other things.

So I choose some famous paints of woman done in 1863 or done by painter born in 1863 (100 year before the year of my birth) or made by Pre-Raphaelite’ painters to be superimposed on my selfie.