Painting "Blue heron" (London)

art gallery online, London, UK, Europe Blue heron (2016)

Oil painting on Canvas
One of a kind artwork
Size: 45 x 88 x 1 cm (unframed) / 45 x 88 cm (actual image size)
Signed on the front
Style: Impressionistic
Subject: Animals and birds

Price: 350.00
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Artist's description:

In Egypt the Heron is honored as the creator of light. A double headed Heron in Egypt is symbolic of prosperity.

As a Chinese symbol the Heron represents strength, purity, patience and long life.

In Africa, the Heron was thought to communicate with the Gods.

Most Native American tribes took note of the heron’s inquisitiveness, curiosity and determination. As such this set the heron as a symbol of wisdom in that this creature seemed to have good judgement skills.

Specifically, the Iroquois tribe held the blue heron as a very good omen, a very lucky sign. They recongnized the heron as an expert fisher/hunter. 

The painitng is very symbolic , yet very contemporary . It was made using refined flaxseed oil , making it very glossy and reflective

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