This abstract oil painting is a direct pictorial reference to Penelope's letter to Ulysses, written by Ovid in The Heroids, in a collection of imaginary love letters by mythological heroines. Often commented on, this missive vacillates between criticisms due to impatience and a woman's love letter to her husband. This ambivalence is found in the painter's pictorial choices: the red color - surrounded by more sinister colors - can evoke a painful passion, while the abstract forms, distorted by drips of paint, add in the creation of a gloomy atmosphere.
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