Las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse, Original Artwork


Ideal for enhancing interior spaces, the artwork is well-suited for display in homes, offices, or cultural institutions.


A mixed-media artwork on canvas, that showcase the Fajardo Lighthouse and is a mesmerizing blend of tissue paper, cardstock, gesso, acrylic paints, crayons, matte medium, and charcoal.

  1. Dynamic Mixed Media:
    • The use of various materials results in a dynamic and textured representation.
    • Besides, contributes to the depth and visual intrigue of the artwork.
  2. Focal Point Illusion:
    • Creates a captivating illusion, suggesting that the lighthouse is breaking free from the canvas.
    • Adds a dynamic and immersive quality to the composition too.
  3. Historical Significance:
    • Moreover, depicting the historic Fajardo Lighthouse, built in 1880 and officially lit in 1882, the artwork captures the essence of this coastal landmark situated atop Cabo San Juan in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
  4. Natural Reserve Context:
    • The Fajardo Lighthouse is part of the Las Cabezas de San Juan Natural Reserve, a sanctuary boasting bioluminescent bays, rare flora and fauna, nature trails, boardwalks, and a research center.
  5. Historic Recognition:
    • Since 1981, the Fajardo Lighthouse has held a place on the National Register of Historic Places, underscoring its importance in Puerto Rico’s historical landscape.
  1. Historical Homage:
    • Serves as a homage to the rich maritime history of Fajardo and its iconic lighthouse.
  2. Interior Enhancement:
    • Well-suited for display in homes, offices, or cultural institutions where a blend of history and artistic expression is appreciated.
  3. Educational Symbolism:
    • Valuable for educational settings, the composition can be used to illustrate the intersection of history and nature, encouraging discussions about conservation and the significance of historical landmarks.
  4. Collector’s Piece:
    • For art collectors interested in thematic series, this painting becomes a significant addition, capturing the allure of Fajardo’s maritime and historical heritage.
  1. Size: 16 x 20 inches
  2. Invites viewers to delve into the rich history and natural beauty encapsulated within the Fajardo Lighthouse and its surroundings.

In conclusion, the mixed-media artwork showcasing the Fajardo Lighthouse emerges as a captivating blend of history, artistry, and natural beauty. Through the skillful use of different materials, the artist crafted a dynamic and textured representation that transcends the canvas.

Indeed, serves multiple purposes, for instance, as a homage to Fajardo’s maritime legacy, as an educational tool or as a collector’s piece.

In essence, this mixed-media masterpiece encapsulates the essence of Fajardo’s past and present, inviting us to celebrate its historical resonance and embrace the timeless beauty of its coastal landscape.

Important note:

Frames are for aesthetic and photography purposes only. The work is sent WITHOUT a frame.

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Dimensions 20 × 16 × 1.5 in

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