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Signed Original Allegorical Oil Painting of the Life Cycle, "From Birth to Death"

byFiliberto Chali: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (1)
By Filiberto Chalí, this intriguing canvas explores the mysteries of life and... more

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By Filiberto Chalí, this intriguing canvas explores the mysteries of life and death, and all that comes between. The story begins in the upper right corner where a baby falls earthward, the umbilical cord dotted by nine tiny spheres representing the period of gestation. He then appears as a toddler and a young boy who ponders the choices ahead. What path will he choose? Good or evil? Will he follow his father into a fulfilling panorama of hard work, family and faith, the images bathed in pearly light? To the left, the boy drinks rum from a bottle, worships pagan deities and walks toward the end in the company of witches and corruption. The Grim Reaper awaits and our character watches another lost soul plunge into the fiery pit of hell.

Titled "Del nacimiento a la muerte" in Spanish.

  • 1.90 kgs
  • 4.2 lbs
  • 76 cm H x 102 cm W x 2 cm D
  • 30" H x 40" W x 0.8" D

  • Oil on canvas
  • Arrives unframed
  • Stretched
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Rob

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01/02/2019

"Cherished gift and heirloom"

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This is a stunning and beautiful box. The artwork is breathtaking and the detail of each scene is amazing. A very talented and gifted artist. This box will be cherished by my family for years to come.

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