Vase with lions and fruit and flowers painted on canvas

Each of Autentiqua’s paintings on canvas is a unique and original creation, crafted with distressed and aged materials.

This painting evokes the Renaissance spirit of a lively time and place which radiated a special atmosphere – a melody made of beauty, with the magic of imperfection.

Cm: 74 x 48
Inches: 29.1 x 19.9

Mixed media: Autentiqua’s paintings are made on natural canvas in “lean tempera” with chalk, clay, pigments, vegetable glues and other ingredients, using ancient techniques handed down by skilled Master Craftsmen.


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This painting incorporates a number of metaphors drawn from mythological symbolism, with several allegorical representations of abundance, prosperity, welcome and good omen, which in ancient times were portrayed in very special contexts.

This makes it particularly suitable as a precious and original wedding gift, destined to acquire charm and value over time.



Autentiqua’s paintings are the result of in-depth philological research. The work is carried out with the utmost care for the iconographic details, to create a unique and original work.



Each piece is hand-made with ancient traditional lean tempera techniques, with plaster, clay, pigments, and vegetable glues on natural canvas. The final steps of aging and distressing enrich the painting with the charm and mystery of a precious, timeless piece of work.

The textured finish of the surface is made up of cracks, frayings, chippings, patinas, and layerings that remind us of ancient frescoed walls.


Shipping and customization:

The natural painted canvas is easily rolled up for shipping, protected by a durable container tube.

Upon request, we can frame the painting or mount the canvas on a wooden panel, either with glass or preferably without glass.

We can also create custom-made paintings on natural canvas to suit your needs, with tailored colors and features.

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