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).

Invited by the publishing company Editora Moderna from São Paulo, Brazil, to include images from this series in the middle school textbook “Identidade em Ação – Língua Portuguesa”, authored by Thelma Carvalho Guimarães and commissioned by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. Expected to be released in 2021.

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