Religion is Opium for the Masses
(200 x 60 cm / 200 x 120 cm)


Materials: Oil on canvas. 

Symbolism: In those days opium was quite common.

The painting: 
Chinese woman with an opium pipe. She wonders what she is doing in the coat of Doge Loredan. Breaking through a dogma in the 16th century (portrait ¾ shown). Nevertheless, she is on opium so anything can happen.

Doge Loredan was the Doge of Venice, in the Doge’s palace of regents.