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Saudade 8x10


"Saudade" An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word. A Portuguese and Galician term that is a common fixture in the literature and music of Brazil, Portugal, Cape Verde and beyond. The concept has many definitions, including a melancholy nostalgia for something that perhaps has not even happened. It often carries an assurance that this thing you feel nostalgic for will never happen again.

A favorite definition of saudade is by Portuguese writer Manuel de Melo: "a pleasure you suffer, an ailment you enjoy."

"Saudade" is an 8x10 inch Acrylic texture painting I created with purple and gold paint in March 2017.

I'm available for custom commissioned paintings, just email with your ideas!

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Most monitors don’t display color exactly accurately. Even if you’re using a calibrated monitor, there may be some discrepancy between the color on your monitor and the precise colors in the actual artwork.

There’s room for a little bit of color differentiation to creep in during the image scanning/photography process, as well as the difference introduced by your monitor.

I’m presenting the best photos I can, and describing the piece as accurately as possible. However, the colors will vary somewhat from what you see on your screen.

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