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Causality Dilemma

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egg tempera on board, hand-carved lacquered ash frame 400 mm - The circular, double-sided painting, Causality Dilemma is inspired by medieval desco da parto. Popular in Florence and Sienna in the fifteenth century, the painted trays were used to serve food to women during their ‘laying in’ and later hung on display. Connors takes this archetype...

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