Son of Obatalá en Yemú, brother of Ochosi and Eleguá. Warrior and hunter. Patron of minerals, metals and tools, as well as the mountains, hills and forests where he lives and knows all of its secrets. He symbolizes the primitive force. He is also being portrayed as iron objects and tools. He protects against wounds and infections inflicted by arms and tools, although he ususally is the cause of these same wounds as a symbol of war. Guilty of raping his mother Yemú with which he fell in love. He flees his father's revenge by taking on a curse upon himself, working day and night, until eternity.
Ogún guerrero - Acrylic on canvas 25,5 x 20 cm 2003