Orphée. Original color lithograph, 1985. Edition of 100 signed and numbered impressions on Arches paper. Published in Paris by Galerie Maeght-Lelong.
Valerio Adami is an Italian artist knows for his Nouvelle Figuration movement. Adami began to incorporate various subjects into his artworks such as modern European history, literature, philosophy, and mythology. Orphée is portrayed here by Adami, who again draws inspiration from Greek mythology, using Orphée as the chief among poets and musicians, playing on his harp, in the background a ballerina has finished dancing and this time a yellow moon is in the right top corner.