Saturday, October 7, 2017

Cuban Boy

Young Cuban boy standing in the doorway at the Casino de Cuba Santaria building. Note the faded colonial blue of the frame.

Santeria (Way of the Saints) is an Afro-Caribbean religion based on Yoruba beliefs and traditions, with some Roman Catholic elements added. The religion is also known as La Regla Lucumi and the Rule of Osha. 
Santeria is a syncretic religion that grew out of the slave trade in Cuba.

oil on canvas
size - 16" x 20" x 5/8"
price - $500 + $35 shipping