oil on canvas, 69×49 cm

Signed and dated lower right P. Conti ’76

It has the colors of the sky when it pales before the dawn’s dawning, the painting Beyond the Night, where the unfailing heraldic figure of these years appears in a magical, ghostly backlight effect. On the right shoulder, instead of the usual puff of the sleeve or the sun closely courting the universal archetype, the head of a mysterious bird peeps out.