Yasmin Hernandez Art
Betances Guanin, 2019
Gold ink on black cardstock
5 x 7 inches
Hand drawn with metallic inks on black card stock. Guanin is the golden medallion worn by caciques, made of a gold/ copper alloy. This portrait of Puerto Rican Revolutionary ancestor Ramón Emeterio Betances is part of a series honoring warriors of these islands. Betances was an Afro-Boricua, also of Dominican descent, a physician, abolitionist and leader of the September 23rd, 1868 revolution El Grito de Lares.
Yasmin Hernandez is a Brooklyn-born and raised artist who rematriated to her ancestral homeland of Borikén in 2014, where she is still based.
All images featured on this shop are original artwork by Yasmin Hernandez Art. Under no circumstances should any of the images or content of this shop, in whole or in part, be printed, copied or reproduced without direct permission from the artist. Thank you.