Honoring the Ancestors, Peru

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First held in 1412, Inti Raymi, the annual Incan Festival of the Sun, was celebrated in the city of Cusco, high up in the Andes Mountains. Celebrating the triumphant return of the sun on it’s shortest day of the year, the southern hemisphere’s winter solstice. Spanish colonists and Catholic clerics banned the ceremony in 1535 as it was considered pagan. Inti Raymi didn’t return until 1944 when it was reintroduced back into tradition at the historical ruins of Saksaywaman. Although tody it is more of a theatrical representation of its origianal, Inti Raymi is filled with mysticym and spirituality, a gift brought forward from the ancient Incan ancestors. Here the Incan Queen is showered from above with yellow flower peTals, to represent the powerful caress of the Sun God.

All Limited Edition Collector’s Series pieces are printed on museum rag paper or museum edition canvas using archival pigment inks. Limited Edition Collector’s Series pieces ship, print only.  If choosing a paper, your piece will ship with a 1.5 inch white border around the entirety of the image where they are signed, titled, numbered and embossed over the dated signature.  If choosing canvas, the pieces will be shipped with a 1.5″-2″ mirror to allow for the piece to be stretched over 1.5″-2″ stretcher bars.  Canvas pieces are signed and numbered on bottom right front of the image unless otherwise requested. All Limited Edition Collector’s Series pieces are shipped unframed and tubed with a Certificate of Authenticity.  We include recommendations on how to frame your new art to insure maximum style and longevity.  Edition numbers are the total in the edition and independent of size.  There are not multiple editions for different sizes.  Only one number, one edition.

Initialed Open Edition Prints are printed on photographic paper and matted in an off white, 4-ply acid free matte. Open Edition Prints are initialed on the front of the matte as well as on the print itself, in verso.  All Open Edition Matted Prints fit standard frames.

Specifications:

5×7 prints ship matted to fit standard 11×14 frames

8×8 prints ship matted to fit standard 12×12 frames

8×12 & 9×12 prints ship matted to fit standard 16×20 frames

12×12 prints ship matted to fit standard 16×16 frames

12×16 & 12×18 prints ship matted to fit standard 20×24 frames

 

First held in 1412, Inti Raymi, the annual Incan Festival of the Sun, was celebrated in the city of Cusco, high up in the Andes Mountains. Celebrating the triumphant return of the sun on it’s shortest day of the year, Read on! →