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Yemanja sea goddess

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting
Artist/Maker: Robb, Alan
Date: 2007
Media/Materials: oil on linen
Dimensions: image size: 55 cm x 40 cm; overall: 64.5 cm x 49.5 cm
Classification: Composition


Artist's statement:-

YEMANJA is goddess of water, sea and rivers. The painting is based loosely on a small
figurine bought in Rio. The Yemanja featured is on January 2nd where crowds of Brazilians
assemble on the beaches and sail small paper boats with candles and offerings out on the tide,
- very beautiful!

Object Number: ABDRG2008.20