Cactus Gallery LA
16 LA BANDERA (The Flag) by artist Frau Sakra
Oil on board, 9 x 12"
In this painting, the draping of the flag on the Don Clemente Loteria card echoes a popular image of the body of Iztaccihuatl in the arms of her lover, Popocatepetl.
According to legend, the lovers Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl were transformed by the gods into the two mountains that overlook Mexico City.
Also shown here is the original Don Clemente Gallo card for LA BANDERA.
Riddle associated with this image: Verde blanco y colorado, la bandera del soldado.