A serie of personal heroes.
Ink drawings on paper including:
The story follows the adventures of an hidalgo named Mr. Alonso Quixada who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his sanity and decides to set out to revive chivalry, undo wrongs, and bring justice to the world, under the name Don Quixote de la Mancha. He recruits a simple farmer, Sancho Panza, as his squire, who often employs a unique, earthy wit in dealing with Don Quixote’s rhetorical orations on antiquated knighthood
A noted american criminal known for is unusual politeness while committing robberies, he was widely nicknamed ‘The Gentelman Bandit’ and the originator of the phrase “Hands up!”
A powerfull daimyo of Japan in the late 16th century who attempted to unify Japan during the late Sengoku period.
“The one who yawns”
Geronimo was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and Arizona for their expantion into Apache tribal lands for several decades.
Ernest Manson Satow
Satow was an exceptional linguist, an energetic traveller, a writer of travel guidebooks, a dictionary compiler, a mountaineer, a keen botanist and a major collector of Japanese books and manuscrips
“The character with no name”
Portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, the nameless Ronin arrives to a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. One of the best films made.
The most prominent figure of the Mexican revolution. As guerilla leader he fought against the regimes of both Porfirio Diaz and Victoriano Huerta and after engaged in civil war and banditry.
American outlaw, guerilla, gang leader, bank and train robber from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. Already a celebrity when he was alive, James became a legendary figure of the Wild West after his death.
Was a samurai and admiral of the Tokugawa navy of the Bakumatsu period in Japan. He remained faithful to the Tokugawa shogunate who fought against the new Meji government until the end of the Boshin war.
Edward ‘Ned’ Kelly
Was a Autralian bushranger of Irish descent. He was born in the Britisch colony of Victoria as the third of eight chrildren. He became a Australian legend, an underdog that represented the struggling classes and thumbed his nose at the establishment.
This work is inspired by a small indian tribe in Cordoba (AR) that was mysteriously different than any aboriginals living in the area. The comechingones where apparently taller, blondish, had beards and green eyes… Pity they where extinguished by colonizers…