GUÉDÉ; PSYCHOPOMP Original Painting Framed

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GUÉDÉ; PSYCHOPOMP Original Painting Framed

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psychopomp

/ˈsʌɪkə(ʊ)pɒmp/

noun

  1. (in Greek mythology) a guide of souls to the place of the dead.

    • the spiritual guide of a living person's soul.

      "a psychopomp figure who stays by her and walks in her dreams"

THIS IS GUÉDÉ; HAITIAN DEATH DEITY WHO EMBODIES THE POWERS OF DEATH AND FERTILITY. KNOWN FOR THE DRUM RHYTHM AND DANCE CALLED THE BANDA, GUÉDÉ WILL DANCE WHILST DRINKING OR RUBBING HIM/HERSELF WITH RAW RUM AND 21 HABANERO PEPPERS TO KEEP AWAY EVIL SPIRITS. PROTECTOR OF GRAVES.

THIS ORIGINAL GRAPHITE, WATERCOLOUR AND METALLIC INK PAINTING IS A3 BUT COMES FRAMED WITH MOUNT IN AN A2 FRAME. 42 X 67CMS READY TO HANG.


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