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Colorful Oil Painting of a Guatemalan November 1 Tradition, "Kites"

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The setting sun gilds the sky and bathes a distant volcano in golden light.... more

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The setting sun gilds the sky and bathes a distant volcano in golden light. Adults go about their chores — carrying firewood, a water jug and a hoe while leading a lamb. But the sandy village street is alive with laughter as children fly kites in the early evening breeze. This delightful painting by Boni is filled with life and color. "Kites are an important tradition in November," the artist explains. They are flown on November 1, All Saints Day, to feel closer to loved ones who have passed away. "I love this tradition, the art of crafting kites, and all their colors," he adds. These kites have been designated as a Cultural Heritage of Guatemala.

Titled "Barriletes" in Spanish.

  • 0.23 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • 30.48 cm H x 40.64 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • 12" H x 16" W x 0.6" D

  • Oil on canvas
  • Arrives unframed
  • Stretched
  • Signed by the artist
  • Limited edition - each work features slight variations that make it unique
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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12/11/2016

"Beautiful!!!"

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Thank you so much! Absolutely astonishing! !!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Boni has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $300.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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