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Fundação Gregório de Mattos
Salvador, Brazil

A Yoruba myth recounted using clay images

These pictures are part of an Oshosi myth narrated by the artist using clay images.The work is titled “Oxossi, O Caçador Encantado (Oshosi, the Enchanted Hunter).”This collection was published in Salvador, Bahía by the Fundação Gregório de Mattos.Though the collection is undated, it may still be available directly from the Fundação. Anyone interested may contact them through their website:

Captions: These captions are literal transcriptions from the English translations on the back of the cards in the collection.

An incredible collection of postcards from Bahía.

Artist Gil Abelha

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