Rwanda Beauties

Ras Kassa

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Introducing a painting that captures the raw emotion of one of Africa's most majestic creatures - the gorilla. This artwork is a stunning depiction of a gorilla in Rwanda, staring out into the distance with a melancholy gaze.

The gorilla is the largest primate on Earth, and this painting does justice to its grandeur. The artist has expertly captured the texture of the gorilla's hair, and the play of light and shadow on its fur adds to the depth of the painting. The gorilla's expression is haunting - it seems to be lost in thought, pondering some great sorrow.

In the background, we see a blurry image of a tree. The tree is out of focus, as if to suggest that the gorilla is the main focus of the painting, and everything else is secondary. The tree could be interpreted in different ways - it could be a cut-down tree, a symbol of the destruction of the gorilla's habitat, or it could represent the natural beauty of Africa.

One cannot help but wonder what the gorilla is staring at. Is it looking at the forest around it, or is it mourning the loss of its home? Or is it looking at something else in the distance, perhaps some injustice that has been done to its kin? The painting invites us to contemplate the relationship between humans and the natural world, and to think about our responsibility towards the environment and the creatures that inhabit it.

The gorilla is a symbol of Africa's natural beauty and biodiversity. It is a keystone species that plays an important role in maintaining the health of the ecosystem. The fact that the painting is set in Rwanda, a country that is home to one-third of the world's remaining mountain gorillas, adds to its significance. It reminds us that Africa is  a place of great natural wealth and beauty.

The use of color in the painting is also noteworthy. The gorilla is depicted in shades of gray and black, which gives it a sense of solidity and presence. The background is painted in muted tones of green, which creates a sense of harmony with nature. The overall effect is one of tranquility and introspection.

This painting would make an excellent addition to any art collection, especially for those who have an interest in African art or conservation. It is a powerful reminder of the beauty and fragility of the natural world, and of our responsibility to protect it. It would also make a great gift for anyone who loves animals or cares about the environment.

In conclusion, this painting is a poignant and thought-provoking piece of art that captures the essence of Africa's natural beauty and the plight of its endangered species. The gorilla, with its soulful eyes and majestic presence, is a powerful symbol of the need for conservation and environmental protection. The painting invites us to reflect on our relationship with nature and to take action to preserve it for future generations.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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Size Guide

Centimeters (CM)

Inches (IN)

50CM x 40CM

19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

50CM x 50CM

19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

60CM x 60CM

23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

70CM x 50CM

27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

80CM x 60CM

31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

100CM x 80CM

39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

140CM x 110CM

55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in