Leo

Leo form the Zodiac Series. Original oil on canvas painting. Only one available.

Leo is associated with the summer sun. The noble lion has always been regarded as a creature of kingly attributes and the constellation has a very ancient association with royalty and authority. In Greek myth Leo depicts the lion of Nemea, which Hercules was commanded to kill as the first of his twelve labours. These are therefore the qualities associated with a Leo personality and the general mood I tried to imbue the painting with.

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LEO - July 23 - August 22

Leo is associated with the summer sun. The noble lion has always been regarded as a creature of kingly attributes and the constellation has a very ancient association with royalty and authority.

The main star of Leo is Regulus, a diminutive of its earlier form Rex, meaning King. The same title was given to it by the ancient Babylonians. Along with Fomalhaut, Aldebaran and Antares it was one of the four ‘Guardians of Heaven’: stars which marked the four cardinal points linked to the direction of south and the culminating point of the Sun. Regulus was the natural symbol for glory and the height of power.

In Greek myth Leo depicts the lion of Nemea, which Hercules was commanded to kill as the first of his twelve labours.
These are therefore the qualities associated with a Leo personality and the general mood I tried to imbue the painting with.

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Joanna
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5/5

The quality of this print is astounding; I have wanted one of Jake's prints for a long time, it was better than I had hoped!

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Michael D.
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Absolutely beautiful!

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JT Konstanturos
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She is more than beautiful and an inspiration to me.

1 year ago
Leonora Gaitanou
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Incredible artwork! Really unique! Gives unique feeling in the room where we have it and its energy feels very alive. It projects something special to the whole house; like a divine protection.

1 year ago
Ingrid
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5/5

The intersection of true artful human expression and well-tended subconscious emanations - this is how I see Jake's art, and especially 'Gemini.'
I was delighted to come across Jake's art. The process of discovery and acquisition of the print have been wonderfully human and pleasant. Mark is an absolute delight in correspondence. I can't wait to have the print back from the framers' and hang it on my wall. I may just place a chair before it and sit with it when I feel in need of a meaningful conversation.
Thank you, Jake & Mark

2 years ago
Carolee Lapeyre
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Exquisite!!! The Quest’s sumptuous colors come to life as she invites the viewer to join her on her journey! She is printed on the most lovely paper. She exudes with beauty! Thank you for this beautiful piece!

2 years ago
MARIE-FRANCE de PALACIO
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Excellent

3 years ago
Anonymous
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A real masterpiece

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Andreas
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A masterpiece, I love it

3 years ago
Hans
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Dit is het tweede werk dat ik heb gekocht van Jake. Het intrigerende The Lady Vanishes uit 2013 smaakte naar meer, waarop ik besloot mijn verzameling aan te vullen met Spiritus Sanctus, een totaal ander werk (kleiner en op op paneel) uit 2015. Gekocht via de website, dus een gokje hoe het zou uitpakken. Maar ik heb er geen spijt van. Het is een mooie uitbreiding, waar ik met veel plezier en bewondering van geniet.

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