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Humanity, Profit.., and an urgent message. (English & Portuguese) » “Will” – a composition – G. Almeida 1999

mixed media on canvas ©

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mixed media on canvas
(técnica mista s/ tela)
83cm x 100cm

– inspired by a *poetic imagery of Man’s will and that which can be Man’s “vision” beyond “Itself”, or “Him/herself”;
in this case the “model” is Portugal’s “Perfect Prince” &
P e o pl e
during the XVth Century monarch’s reign (João II)

aka: um Grifo em Azul / le Griffon bleu / a blue Griffen /

(note)
* – said poetic imagery taken mostly from a personal reading & “hue” received from http://www.historia.com.pt/Mensagem/MarPortugues/mostrengo.htm
mixed with the symbolism of the Griffen (of twin features among which are: wisdom & strength, Devine & Human nature; guardian of “Treasures/Gold/Priceless possessions” & of Devine power)

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