“Andalusian Dancer In Cave Café At Sacro Monte” By: J.A. George AKA; The GYPSY
Each 8.5′ x 11″ Print Is Signed And Dated By The Artist.
Only 250 Prints Of This Limited Edition Art Print Will Be Available.
The photo that this painting is based on comes from the National Geographic book “Gypsies Of The World”. This picture has always held a fascination for me. My family migrated from Sacro Monte, which is near Granada, Spain, to Enigen, Germany in 1543 to escape the Spanish Inquisition. My family consists of Artisans, Craftsmen, Healers, etc. and were prime targets.
Romani businesses and skills are passed from one generation to the next. I cannot help, when I look at the photo of the dancer in the café, but think that perhaps my ancestors visited the café and enjoyed a nights entertainment much as the people are doing that I have depicted in my painting.
I have taken liberties with the photograph and have added my own take on the people within the café. I have also included, in the photos on the wall, members of my family as well as the family crest. Most notable is a picture of Berta Hummel also known as Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel. She is a distant cousin of mine and the Artist who inspired the Hummel Figurines.
There are many surprises and a multitude of stories within this painting. I hope you enjoy them all.
“Art must evoke an emotion in order to be art. If it only creates indifference then it is not art, it is garbage!”
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-The GYPSY and Mad Hatter-
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