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Ñusta Yastay

acrylic on canvas
130 x 96 centimeters
© Amaru


My newest version of the myhtological llama called Yastay. It is about a protective spirit that takes the shape of a human headed llama. Sometimes the head takes the form of a Christ, others a young female and sometimes a kind of devil. The Yastay is best known in northen Chile.

Full Artwork Details
Artist: Amaru
Title: Ñusta Yastay
Date: 2009
Medium: acrylic on canvas
Medium Category: Painting
Genre: Surrealism
Original Dimensions: 130 x 96 centimeters
Copyright: Amaru
Primary color: 
Tags: magic realism, figurative

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