Some works of art have the power to trigger powerful emotions, so do fragrances.
It was natural to wonder how artists such as perfumers would react to these masterpieces with their own sensitivity and talent.
The brand has commissionned a group of trusted perfumers to create new fragrances inspired by painting masterpieces of the past.
This is how a new « collection » in the MDCI range was born:
« PAINTERS AND PERFUMERS »
When modern perfumers meet great painting Masters
The collection has initially launched with five Eaux de Parfum :
L'homme aux gants
A serene and mesmerizing fragrance, a creation of perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer, inspired by the romantic figure of the model, a young and elegant Venitian captured in this stunning portrait by The Titian in 1523 in a moment of soul searching.
Here Cécile Zarokian has masterfully composed her own olfactive translation of Gainsborough’s famous « Blue boy »/ here the youthful and confident young man proudly stands at the center of the country scene on a stormy and windy english countryside.
A stunning and bold fragrance that perfectly translates in scents the bright and dark colours, the sounds and tremors of this battle scene, in which Géricault’s charging horseman of the Imperial Guard exudes strength and confidence, captured pexpertly by perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer.
This beautiful portrait of Mr. Sériziat by his friend Jacques Louis David in 1795 has inspired Irène Farmachidi this refined and complex fragrance, a bold blend reflecting the elegance and character of the model.
The original painting can be admired in the Louvre Museum, Paris, next to the portrait of his lovely wife, also by David.
Here, the perfumer Cécile Zarokian has masterfully captured this lovely scene featuring an elegant young woman surprised in a fragrant and romantic garden by an admirer, a rose in his hand.
The original pastel painting can be admired at the Frick Collection in New York.
Here the perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer has masterfully captured the charm and the sweetness of Mrs Sériziat and her child, painted in 1795 by Jacques-Louis David.
The original painting can be admired at the Louvre Museum in Paris