El Diablo

El Diablo

Raul Orvieto

El Diablo
Raul Orvieto
Artwork Category
Into the Blue
Waxed Pear Wood, Acrylic Paint, Murano Glass Base & Plexiglass Rod
Artwork Size (cm)
25 x 15 x 43 cm x 2.5kg



Raul’s sculpture “El Diablo” is made from waxed pear wood. It is a real size reproduction of a Potamotrygon motoro (Ocellate river stingray) a beautiful fish found in the Amazon rainforest and sadly one of the most wanted fish for aquarium use.


Raul Orvieto is an Italian landscape designer, wildlife artist and associate member of the Society of Animal Artists (SAA). He mostly carves freshwater fish and some marine animals out of local wood. At present, he works on his fish at a gallery in Camogli. Raul won the 2020 and 2021 American National Fish Carving Guild Championship in Oregon (Freestyle Division) and DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021 ‘Highly Commended’. Some of his latest creations were recently published in Italian sports and outdoor magazines and seen on Italian TV shows.