Queen Anacaona - Immortal Blues, 2018

Historical Person or event
36 x 28 in
36 x 28 in
88 x 71 cm
Framed
LIM18943

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Queen Anacaona - Immortal Blues, 2018

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Queen Anacaona – (Ana-Ca-Ona), (1474-c.1503) also know as the Golden Flower, was a Taino Caciquat (chief). She and her husband Caonabo, Chief of the nearby territories of Managua, ruled 2 of the 5 territories of the island of Haiti when the Spaniards settled there in 1492. She was a ballad composer and a poet (Arietos). She was born in Yaguana, a small village of Xaragua (today the town of Leogane, Haiti). The artist choose the peacock, the symbol of immortality, and the color blue to memorialize her sadness when the Spaniards took her husband away, never to be seen again. (Historical facts: Courtesy of Carole Demesmin)

PIN: LIM18943

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