Act of the Barge of Hell

O Auto da Barca do Inferno

Series of paintings based on the homonymous work of the playwright Gil Vicente; this play, which was first performed in 1517, is a complex dramatic allegory on a satire of the Portuguese society of the 16th century.

(work in execution, expected to be completed in 2014)

 

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“THE ANGEL” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm “THE DEVIL” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm
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“THE DEVIL’S COMPANION” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm “THE NOBLEMAN” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm
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“THE PANDERESS” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm “THE JEW” – acrylic on canvas 40x50cm


 


SCENE I – “ANGEL, DEVIL AND COMPANION”
acrylic on canvas 80X100cm

 

 


SCENE II – “THE JUDGEMENT OF THE NOBLEMAN”
acrylic on canvas 80x100cm

 


SCENE II – “THE JUDGEMENT OF THE JEW”
acrylic on canvas 80X100cm