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19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting - Madre de la Luz

This classic 19th century folk retablo, attributed to Agustin Barajas, the so called skimpy painter, represents "La Madre Santisma de la Luz" or the Holy Mother of Light. As seen above, Mary rescues a man from the jaws of a fiery dragon in lower left. In the right quadrant, Baby Jesus picks souls from a basket held by an angel. An all around great folk retablo - layered with allegory and symbolism throughout.

Dimensions: 14 inches x 10 inches.

Condition is excellent with only minor paint loss.

This classic 19th century folk retablo, attributed to Agustin Barajas, the so called skimpy painter, represents "La Madre Santisma de la Luz" or the Holy Mother of Light. As seen above, Mary rescues a man from the jaws of a fiery dragon in lower left. In the right quadrant, Baby Jesus picks souls from a basket held by an angel. An all around great folk retablo - layered with allegory and symbolism throughout.

Dimensions: 14 inches x 10 inches.

Condition is excellent with only minor paint loss.

19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting - Madre de la Luz

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COUNTRY: Mexico
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 19th Century
MATERIALS: oil on tin
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 14 in. (36 cm)
WIDTH: 10 in. (25 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: U1203268476591

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