Holi Sadhu Painting
Portrait of an Indian Sadhu
Series: Colourful Sadhus
Artist: © Frank Wagtmans
Technique: Acrylic Paint on Canvas
Materials: Gesso, Acrylic Paint, Varnish
Carrier: 100% linen canvas of 430g/m² and medium structure on a stretcher frame of FSC wood. The canvas has a 3-layer primer and is universally prepared. The canvas is stretched along the back. Sides are painted along. No frame needed.
Varnish: High gloss with UV filter
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 100 x 140 x 4 cm (39.37 x 55.12 x 1.57 inch)
Exclusive: Only one copy exists
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Imbued with the beautiful tones of a lush green and radiant yellow color palette, this painting brings to life the essence of Indian spiritual tradition. On a majestic 100x140 cm canvas, the artist has used passion and craftsmanship to create an impressive depiction centering on a sadhu with rasta hair.
The depth of the painting is enriched by the many layers of acrylic paint, creating a visually rich texture. The artist has applied thick paint textures with care and precision, giving the work a tangible dimension and inviting the viewer to explore the nuances of the brushwork.
The choice of green and yellow, imbued with symbolic meaning, reflects the spiritual journey of the sadhu depicted. Green, as a color of renewal and growth, tells of the constant search for inner wisdom. Yellow, radiant like the sun, symbolizes spiritual light and enlightenment, with which the sadhu illuminates his inner path.
The presence of the sadhu with rasta hair adds an element of authenticity to the painting. Rasta hair is not only an external feature, but also carries deep symbolism. It represents spiritual devotion, a life dedicated to meditation and contemplation. The sadhu, as an archetype of spiritual seekers in India, embodies the search for higher truths and the letting go of worldly ties.
This artwork is more than just paint on canvas; it is a journey into the soul of the sadhu, a moment of contemplation and an invitation to experience the depths of spiritual growth. The artist has captured not only color and form, but also the spiritual resonance of a timeless tradition.
Unique. Only one copy exists!
Fully hand-painted painting
Vivid colours: green, blue, yellow, brown, black
Varnished with high gloss varnish of the highest quality
Sides painted along
Ready to hang
Signed by the artist