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This hyper realistic painting shows the most popular Italian comedian of all time; Antonio De Curtis, who is often referred to under his nickname Totò. Known for his cynical character as a comedian in theatre and then in many successful films, d‘Aquino portrays Totò with his typically cheeky smile. By painting in black-and-white with some sepia nuances, the painting resembles an old photograph. Furthermore, this highlights the fact, that Totò comes from a different time period (1898–1967).