Echo and Narcissus, oil on canvas, 70x60cm, 2020

Echo and Narcissus…

A modern approach August, 30th 2020 In the classical tale, Echo and Narcissus, a story from Ovid’s book of poetry, is about a beautiful boy named Narcissus and Echo, the mountain nymph who fell in love with him. Zeus had given Echo the task of entertaining his wife Hera with stories, in order that he might have time to slip away and mess around…

SRapallo, Anjas, 2017

Goya – Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida – Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida

A must see chapel to visit in Madrid. What I love the most is all the angels depicted on the ceiling are women. After his death aged 82 on April 16th 1828 (having failed to recover from falling down the stairs at his Cours de l’Intendance residence), Goya was buried in a tomb in the Chartreuse cemetery in central Bordeaux alongside his compatriot Martin…

SRapallo, Alpargatas, watercolor on W&N 300gsm, 42x29.7cm.

Alpargatas

Espadrilles (Alpargatas) It’s an eternal fashion made in Spain. They are hand made with thousands of different models: flat or with high heels. An authentic and traditional shoes. The oldest store in Madrid is Casa Hernanz, since 1845. I bought mine last summer. They are perfect for hot days… ____   Alpargatas estão eternamente em moda na Espanha. São confeccionadas em mil modelos diferentes:…