“Santo Niño de Atocha” Mexico Oil on metal Circa 1875 13 3/4 x 10 inches
Mário Eloy (1900 - 1951) was a modernist Portuguese painter . His painting shows an increasing unease, and in 1943 Anthonio Dacosta said: "The painting of Eloy tightens like a knot a current and confused humanity, sad and speechless." Suffering from Huntington's disease, was interned in 1945 at the Casa de Saúde do Telhal, coming up to his death in 1951.
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“El Santo Niño de Atocha” attr: the “Underpainter, Bruno Sanchez” - Mexico
Danaides. J. Waterhouse. When Aegyptus and his fifty sons arrived to take the Danaides, Danaus gave them, to spare the Argives the pain of a battle. However, he instructed his daughters to kill their husbands on their wedding night. Forty-nine followed through, and subsequently buried the heads of their bridegrooms in Lerna; but one, Hypermnestra, refused because her husband, Lynceus, honored her wish to remain a virgin.