Gesso in relief and gilded over with 23 carat gold leaf

Monique Denoncin, Gold Artichoke (2011). Gesso in relief and gilded over with 23 carat gold leaf. 8.75 x 9.75 in. Photo Credit: Megan E. Weber.

Born in Belgium- educated as interior decorator and designer of furniture, everyday objects. In NYC I worked with decorators and architects. Later I specialized in decorative painting, especially " Trompe l'oeil ", gilding etc. Now, I paint flowers, insects and birds in very small scale. And paintings over gold leaf. Painted furniture second hand pieces.