Jean-Léon Gérôme –  The grief of the pasha

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824 to 1904) is a French painter worldwide renown for his precision, meticulous rendered scènes of religion, mythologye, orient and history.

This painting is named “the grief of the pasha” and it’s inspired be the mervelous poem of Victor Hugo “the grief of the pasha”.

The copy of this painting is made with the same precision and it’s made on canvas with oïl.

Copy by Lara Martin (sold)



The original painting is in Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska


Hubert van Ravesteyn – Smoker still life

Hubert van Ravesteyn (1638-1691) was a Dutch painter. His pictures, signed with the monogram H.R., are painted in a brownish tone in the manner of Cornelis Saftleven, M. Sorgh, and others.
This painting is named “smoker still life”, made on wood and oïl paintings.

Van Ravesteyn copied by Lara Martin


The original version by Hubert van Ravesteyn (1638-1691)

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Duccio di Buoninsegna – La Maesta

Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255 to 1319) is one of the most important italian painter of this period.
This painting is a small part of the master piece “La Maesta”. It’s painted on wood with eggs and pigments “tempera”. Wooden board is sculpted and the gold is put on it.
“La Maestà” is a religious painting of Duccio di Buoninsegna and you can see it at Metropolitana del Duomo (Sienne).
The face of this angel expresses a sort of sadness linked to Jesus anticipated death.

Copy by Lara Martin


Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255 to 1319) original version



Fayum – Portrait

This Fayum portrait is part of around 1,000 portraits found by archaeologists in the Fayoum governorate in Egypt. These portraits have been painted from the first centuries to the fourth, and are visual representations through this area at this time populations.
These portraits represent the ultimate evolution of sarcophagi and funerary masks.
The Fayum portraits were painted during the lifetime of the model and placed in correspondence with the head of the dead.
This portrait is made in encaustic with natural pigments and painted on wooden board.

Copy by Lara Martin (sold)


Fayum original version



Gustav Klimt – Adele Bloch-Bauer

Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918), this painting is an adaptation of Adele Bloch-Bauer portrait I.


Klimt original version



Jean-Léon Gérôme – The Carpet Merchant

The Carpet Merchant depicts the Court of the Rug Market in Cairo, which Gérôme had visited in 1885.

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824 to 1904) is a French painter worldwide renown for his precision, meticulous rendered scènes of religion, mythologye, orient and history.

This page shows several levels of the work copy. On canvas and oil painting.

Copy by Lara Martin on process


Original version


Georges Jules Victor Clairin – Sarah Bernhardt

Georges Jules Victor Clairin (11 September 1843 – 2 September 1919) was a French Oriental painter and illustrator. He was influenced by oriental painting and Moorish architecture, and visited North Africa many times, in particular Morocco and Egypt.

In Paris he led the life of a socialite, and befriended the glamorous actress Sarah Bernhardt, his friend for 50 years, and is today best known for his ‘in costume’ and informal intimate portratits of her.

This copy is on process


Original version


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