Boatman is one of the illustrations taken from the book A New Light (Lanterna di Luce) which is currently the object of a crowdfunding campaign on the Italian crowdfunding site PdB. The author Francesca Patton and the illustrator Elisa Algarotti are trying to fund the full set of illustrations, the publication of the book and its translation into English.
This illustration depicts the passage from the book: “I just couldn’t get Monet’s paintings out of my head… I was the boatman of tomorrow…”. A video with the author reading the passage is available to view by clicking here.
Materials: Watercolour and oil. Measurements: 30 x 30 cm.