La Laguna Estigia

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La Laguna Estigia
Laguna estigia.jpg
ArtistFélix Resurrección Hidalgo
Year1887

La Laguna Estigia (The River Styx or The Styx), also known simply as Laguna Estigia,[1] is an 1887 Greco-Roman painting by Filipino painter Félix Resurrección Hidalgo. It is a companion-piece for Hidalgo’s other painting entitled La barca de Aqueronte. Like the La barca de Aqueronte, the La Laguna Estigia is based on Dante's Inferno, the painter pursuing the theme leading towards a “darker” and “more somber interpretation” of it.[2]

The painting was a silver medalist during the 1887 Exposicion General de las Islas Filipinas in Madrid, Spain.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kulay-Diwa Gallery of Philippine Contemporary Art (2009). "Felix Ressurreccion Hidalgo". Archived from the original on 15 July 2010. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  2. ^ "La Laguna Estigia (The River Styx) from La Barca de Aqueronte". Lopez Memorial Museum. 2003. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  3. ^ "La Laguna Estigia (The River Styx) from Module Three - El Asesinato Del Governador Bustamante Y Su Hijo: Powerand Conflict" (PDF). Lopez Memorial Museum. Retrieved 28 March 2010.