Boatman is one of the illustrations taken from the book A New Light (Lanterna di Luce) which was the object of a succesful crowdfunding campaign on the Italian crowdfunding site Produzioni dal Basso. The author Francesca Patton and the illustrator Elisa Algarotti successfully funded the publication of the book and its translation into English. For further details, the crowdfunding campaign is available in English on our website by clicking here.
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.