El Dorado Print

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Art Description 

For many years the Spaniards searched, from the Andes to the Amazon, the mythical city of El Dorado. However, it was not a city but a person. The Muiscas elected their new Cacique by sending him to the center of the Guatavita lagoon on a golden raft and with his body completely covered in gold dust. This new leader had to sail to the center of the Guatavita lagoon and deposit gold offerings and emeralds for the gods. When he was back, he was consolidated as the new Cacique and prince of the tribe. The golden Indian made his offer by throwing all the gold and emeralds he carried in the middle of the lagoon, and the four caciques who went with him did the same. Then, when returning to the shore, the celebration began with long dances. With this ceremony they received the newly elected and recognized Cacique. From this celebration, comes the legend of El Dorado.

 

Material

  • Giclée art printing is the best method to produce archival reproductions of artwork on paper or canvas. This advanced process uses sustainable practices: only archival certified inks, special light-fast inks. printed on high-quality certified paper to guarantee museum-level quality. If treated and maintained properly, these prints will last a lifetime! 
  • Hahnemühle German Etching Paper

    This heavyweight paper has a slightly warm base tone and a strong mottled texture. It creates a print with strong colours and deep blacks that feel rich and high in contrast. This is due to the texture of the paper enabling it to hold more ink and capture the light. This paper gives an artwork a handmade crafted feel and museum quality print with its weight and strong texture. Hahnemüle German Etching is a robust Giclée paper, meaning it doesn’t tend to fray as much at the edges. 

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