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Victor Minca

Caronte

Caronte

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Title: Caronte. Year: 2016

Artist: Victor Minca
Original: 16" x 20" Medium: Acrylic on Canvas.

Prints: A Limited Signed Edition of 100 Art prints in UltraChrome HDR on a Archival Matte Media with White Border, personally inspected, numbered, approved and signed by the Artist, a Certificate of Authenticity included. Dimensions: 16" x 20", (40.64 x 50.8 cent.)

Canvas Prints: Giclee on a 16"x20" Exhibition Canvas Fredrix Gallery Wrap.

Description: In the 1st century BC, the Roman poet Virgil describes Charon, manning his rust-colored skiff, in the course of Aenea's descent to the underworld (Aeneid, Book 6), after the Cumaean Sibyl has directed the hero to the golden bough that will allow him to return to the world of the living:
There Chairon stands, who rules the dreary coast -
A sordid god: down from his hairy chin
A length of beard descends, uncombed, unclean;
His eyes, like hollow furnaces on fire;
A girdle, foul with grease, binds his obscene attire.
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