Ines de Castro - The love crowned by Madalena Lobao-Tello

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Acrylic on canvas.

  • Featured in Portugal Group, Around the World group, LISBON and Surroundings (Portugal), Painters Universe Group, The Group, SHAMELESS SELF- PROMOTION group and Superbly Visual Group
  • My homage to Ines de Castro (Spain 1325 – Portugal 1355). She is best known as lover and posthumously declared lawful wife of King Pedro I of Portugal, and therefore Queen of Portugal.
Her murder at the orders of Afonso, Peter’s bloody revenge on her killers, and the legend of the coronation of her exhumed corpse by Peter, have made Inês de Castro a frequent subject of art, music, and drama through the ages.

She starred one of the great portuguese love stories. Inês de Castro, was a Galician noblewoman born of a Portuguese mother. She is best known as lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I of Portugal
In the life of Ines de Castro are two very distinct parts: the legend, which has sent her name to all the people, and real history, that all the investigations of the modern school have not yet been able to fully understand.
The terrible history of D. Pedro and D. Ines, passed in the convulsive Portugal, from the early fourteenth century. The Portuguese King never accepted that his son Pedro, fell in love with Ines, and that after the death of his wife, maintain loving relationships with her, which were born several children. After the secret wedding of Ines and Pedro, the king and the Portuguese nobility kill D. Ines.

  • The infant came to the throne and legend has it that he had Inês’s body exhumed from her grave and forced the entire court to swear allegiance to their new queen by kissing the corpse’s hand. She was later buried at the Monastery of Alcobaça where her coffin can still be seen, opposite Peter’s so that, according to the legend, at the Last Judgment Peter and Inês can look at each other as they rise from their graves. Both marble coffins are exquisitely sculpted with scenes from their lives and a promise by Peter that they would be together até ao fim do mundo (until the end of the world).

serie " Women of April Country – Mujeres del pais de Abril"


Inês de Castro, queen of Portugal after dead.

I am a visual artist, painter and ceramist. The subject of my work is women. I born in Portugal, but I belong of all parts of the planet and my home is the World.
I work in a great number of mediums, including oil, charcoal, watercolour, acrylic, pencil, photography and mixed media. I have 3 sons.

My artwork can be found in private collections across Portugal, France, Mozambique, Switzerland, Chile, Nicaragua and Argentina

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Comments

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 3 years ago

    #SUPERFANTASTICWONDERFUL !!!

  • You are very kind.Thank you very much

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 3 years ago


    Fantastic:)

  • Tereza
    i´m honored for being featured, thank you so much!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Heidi Erisman
    Heidi Erismanabout 3 years ago

    Your work is simply stunning. Also, love learning about the history that serves as your inspiration. You are a new discovery and now on my watchlist! I look forward to seeing more of your work!

  • Heidi :))
    Thank you very much for your comment. Eleanor was a woman who loved and was loved beyond death,
    Death did not separate these lovers and she was forever as the symbol of that love is stronger!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganabout 3 years ago

    this is really lovely artwork

  • Martina :))
    Thank you so much your comment and fave!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...about 3 years ago

  • Portrait made from a medieval engraving.

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations Madalena your work has been featured in Around the World.

  • Renee
    Thank you so much!!
    I am happy and honored for my work have been selected to be featured!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaabout 3 years ago

    Thanks for the story and for submitting this beautiful image to Around the World.

  • Renee :))
    I love this story. A love so beautiful, so strong can beat everyone and everything.
    Thank you very much for giving you the time to read.
    I really thank you very much!!!
    Hugs

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Elena Malec
    Elena Malecabout 3 years ago

    a beautiful piece, Mada. Bravo!

  • Elena
    Thank you so much your comment!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 3 years ago


    SEPTEMBER 23rd 2011

    SEE YOUR WORK IN THE PERMANENT FEATURED GALLERY
    SEE ONGOING CHALLENGES
    Your participation with works/votes it is greatly appreciated
    Mary

  • Mary
    I am proud and happy to see this featured in your group!!
    Thank you so much!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • annihoo
    annihooabout 3 years ago

    I just LOVE this and everything in your portfolio!!

  • Annika
    Thank you so much for your wonderful comment!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

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