Morning star - Medieval portrait in carved leather

Imaginary portrait of Isabel de Solis, the Castilian captive of the Alhambra, mistress of the penultimate sultan of Granada. 

Catholic prisoner, converted to Islam, she fled after the death of the Sultan with her 2 sons, to regain her original freedom and faith ... shortly before the surrender of the Moors ... in 1492.

Nicknamed Zoraya, lucero del alba, morning star or star of Venus for its legendary beauty ... 

Made on vegetable tanned cowhide 4mm thick, by carving (chiselling and sculpture / modeling in the thickness) ... 

Dye / paint / acrylic pigments special leather ... Varnish. 

Application of real gold leaf. 

Wood Framed. 


300.00 €