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Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" oil on tin, circa 1920.
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Vintage 1920s Mexican Folk Art Antiquities

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Metal

  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
H 9.85 in. W 14.18 in. D 0.2 in.
Fantastic Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this Original Mexican Retablo "Exvoto" oil on tin, In the text we can read the next: La señora Juana Almendariz viuda de Segura, dedica con devoción y agradecimiento este...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Folk Art More Folk Art

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Metal

19th Century Original Mexican Retablo "Exvoto" Oil on Tin
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Dated 1870, we offer this 19th century original Mexican retablo "Exvoto" oil on tin, due to the effects of time, the writing has been erased but we can read the nex: “Le aconteció...
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Antique 1870s Mexican Folk Art More Folk Art

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Metal

Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this original Mexican ex voto, due to the effects of time, the writing has been erased.
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Vintage 1930s Mexican Folk Art More Folk Art

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Metal

  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
  • Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
H 10.24 in. W 13.78 in. D 0.2 in.
Santa Rita Retablo
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This late 19th century Mexican Folk Art devotional painting depicts St. Rita of Casia, the patron saint of lost and improbable causes. Wishing to join an Augustinian convent ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

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Tin

  • Santa Rita Retablo
  • Santa Rita Retablo
  • Santa Rita Retablo
  • Santa Rita Retablo
H 14 in. W 10 in. D 0.07 in.
Collection of Mexican Prayer Plaques "Retablos Ex-Votos" from 1950s and 1960s
Located in East Hampton, NY
This is an amazing and important collection of 8 tin metal plaques that have been hand painted by Catholic religious devotees in gratitude to either Christ, Virgin Mary or a specific...
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Folk Art Drawings

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Tin

Mexican Ex-Votos / Retablo, Oil on Tin, for Our Lady of Guadalupe, May 27, 1914
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Mexican Ex-votos / Retablo, oil on tin, for Our Lady of Guadalupe, May 27, 1914 A sparse masterwork, museum floated framing. Inscribed: mayo 27 de1914 domingo barron, abiendo tenid...
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Early 20th Century Mexican Folk Art Paintings

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Tin

"Santiago in Nicho," Mexican Folk Art, Carved & Painted Retablo from circa 1900
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Santiago in Nicho" is a carved and painted wooden retablo by an unknown Mexican folk artist. This piece features a man on a white horse inside a niche. The doors, which feature flow...
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Early 1900s Folk Art Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

"Nino de Aotocha in Nicho (Holy Child in Niche) Retablo" Carved Wood from Mexico
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This carved and painted retablo depicts a holy child and was created by an unknown Mexican folk artist. It is painted with floral designs. 18 1/2" x 19 3/4" x 10"
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Early 1900s Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

19th Century Retablo, St. Isidro Painted on Tin, in Original Embossed Tin Frame
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This painted Retablo on tin is in a distressed tin frame, very likely original to the piece. The tin edged frame encases glass over painted foil. The left side vertical, of tin, glas...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

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Tin

San Vicente 19th Century Mexican Retablo
Located in San Miguel Allende, GTO
San Vicente patron saint of carpenters.
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20th Century Mexican Paintings

  • San Vicente 19th Century Mexican Retablo
  • San Vicente 19th Century Mexican Retablo
  • San Vicente 19th Century Mexican Retablo
  • San Vicente 19th Century Mexican Retablo
H 16 in. W 12 in. D 1.5 in.
19th Century Mexican Tin Retablo Depicting Saint Michael
Located in Antwerp, BE
Retablo making began in Mexico's early 16th Century Spanish settlements and were placed in homes, where they were used to communicate to God and depended on to remedy both specific a...
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Antique 1890s Mexican Spanish Colonial Paintings

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Tin

Rare 19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting, San Martin de Porres
Located in San Francisco, CA
San Martin de Porres, patron saint of black people, mixed races, the impoverished, hair stylists and public educators, is depicted in this exceptionally rare 19th century Mexican ret...
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Antique Late 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Tin

John the Baptist Retablo
Located in Santa Fe, NM
John the Baptist was a contemporary of Christ who was known for evangelization and his baptizing of Jesus Christ. Following his baptism of Christ, John's popularity grew so much that...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Paintings

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Copper, Gold Leaf

  • John the Baptist Retablo
  • John the Baptist Retablo
  • John the Baptist Retablo
  • John the Baptist Retablo
H 32.5 in. W 28.5 in. D 1.5 in.
San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo
Located in Santa Fe, NM
San Juan Nepomuceno is the subject of divine predilections: Intelligence and goodness, priestly vocation and gifts of prophecy and miracles. As well as the martyr of the seal of conf...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Paintings

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Copper

  • San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo
  • San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo
  • San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo
  • San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo
H 42 in. W 37.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Mexican Folk Art Retablo on Metal of the Holy Family, 19th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
This is a stunning Mexican Folk Art retablo dating to the late 19th century. This retablo features oil paint on a sheet of tin and depicts a portrait of baby Jesus holding hands with...
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Antique Late 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

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Tin

Mexican Folk Art of Retablo on Metal of Sorrowful Mother Mary, 19th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
This is a touching Mexican Folk Art retablo dating to the late 19th century. This retablo features oil paint on a sheet of tin and depicts the Virgin Mary clutching her breast with a...
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Antique Late 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

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Tin

Mexican Folk Art Retablo on Metal of St. Joseph and Baby Jesus, 19th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
Featured is a Mexican Folk Art retablo dating to the late 19th century. This retablo features oil paint on a sheet of tin and depicts a portrait of St. Joseph holding baby Jesus. Thi...
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Antique Late 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

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Tin

A Good Early 19th Century Ex-Voto Retablo Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This extremely fine and rare 19th century ex-voto is dedicated to Santa Rita de Casia, levitating in upper left. According to the written testimonial, Don Cayetano Carillo suffered f...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Folk Art Paintings

A Very Fine and Rare San Rafael Retablo by Geronimo de Leon
Located in San Francisco, CA
This extremely fine and rare 19th century retablo painting by Geronimo de Leon, one of Mexico's most important retablo painters, represents San Rafael Archangel. ** See referenc...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

19th Century Retablo Painting on Tin - Saint Michael / San Miguel
Located in San Francisco, CA
This classic mid 19th century folk retablo on heavy gauge tin represents San Miguel Archangel, patron saint of warriors and soldiers. Saint Michael, leader of the forces of heaven in...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

A Very Fine and Rare N.S. de Refugio Retablo by Geronimo de Leon
Located in San Francisco, CA
This fine and rare 19th century retablo painting by Geronimo de Leon, one of Mexico's most important retablo painters, represents Nuestra Señora de Refugio de Pecadores. ** See...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Spanish Colonial Oil on Copper Retablo Painting Virgin Dolorosa 18th Century
Located in Torreon, Coahuila
Antique Spanish colonial oil on copper retablo painting of virgin dolorosa Original from 18th century, not signed Sterling silver 0.925 colonial style frame Measures without frame...
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Antique Late 18th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Paintings

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Sterling Silver, Copper

Beautiful Antique Mexican Retablo Painting Madonna & Child
Located in Montecito, CA
Beautiful 19th Century Mexican retablo of Madonna and child. On Tin.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

New Mexican Retablo Rafael Aragon 19th Century
By Rafael Aragon
Located in Montecito, CA
Unknown Saint, Painted by Rafael Aragon (1820-1835) Active. New Mexico. Tempera, over gesso on hand adzed pine board.
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Antique 19th Century Decorative Art

1920's Mexican Folk Art Screen Retablos
Located in Montecito, CA
Beautiful folk art screen depicting numerous retablo scenes giving thanks to various patron saints.
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Early 20th Century Mexican Screens and Room Dividers

Virgin of Guadalupe Retablo Vignettes of Juan Diego Mexico
Located in Montecito, CA
Virgin of Guadalupe Retablo with vignettes of Juan Diego and the miracle at Tepeyac. This is a very rare and early dated tin ratable. The date is Mayo, 1826.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Tin

Mexican "Animas Sola" Oil on Tin Retablo
Located in Montecito, CA
This Classic 19th century Mexican oil on tin retablo represents the 'Anima Sola.' The Anima Sola, for those who are unfamiliar, is a departed ancestral soul awaiting judgement in the...
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

Mexican "Animas Sola" Oil on Tin Retablo
H 7 in. W 4.5 in. D 0.2 in.
Spanish Colonial Retablo
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Religious vignettes of Holy Family, Saints, Martyrs etc. in this multiple image colonial period Retablo.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Religious Items

  • Spanish Colonial Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Retablo
H 22.75 in. W 15.75 in. D 2.0 in.
The Demise of Artemio Campos, Ex-Voto, Retablo, Mexico, Prayer Plaques, 1950
Located in Houston, TX
This is a hand painted retablo that was done in Mexico in the early 1950's. It is painted on tin. It is a prayer asking Our Lady of Guadalupe to intercede for Artemio Campos. Reta...
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1950s Folk Art Figurative Paintings

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Metal

Spanish Colonial Altar Frame with Suspended Retablo
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Primitive painted wooden altar frame with a suspended retablo painting (recessed in tin box frame) of The Holy Mother and Child. The retablo painting and the frame are not a set, bu...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Picture Frames

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Tin

  • Spanish Colonial Altar Frame with Suspended Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Altar Frame with Suspended Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Altar Frame with Suspended Retablo
  • Spanish Colonial Altar Frame with Suspended Retablo
H 34.75 in. W 24.50 in. D 7.50 in.
Mexican Retablo Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
A 19th century Mexican retablo on heavy gauge tin. The Coronation of the Virgin with the Holy Trinity above.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

  • Mexican Retablo Painting
  • Mexican Retablo Painting
  • Mexican Retablo Painting
  • Mexican Retablo Painting
H 14 in. W 10 in.
Antique 19th Century Mexican Retablo on Copper
Located in London, GB
Original early 19th century antique Mexican Retablo painting on copper Retablos, called "laminas" in Mexico, are small oil paintings on tin, wood or copper representing a huge corpu...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Silver

  • Antique 19th Century Mexican Retablo on Copper
  • Antique 19th Century Mexican Retablo on Copper
  • Antique 19th Century Mexican Retablo on Copper
  • Antique 19th Century Mexican Retablo on Copper
H 10.24 in. W 7.49 in. D 0.4 in.
Rare 19th Century New Mexican Retablo - Jose Rafael Aragon
Located in San Francisco, CA
A rare 19th century New Mexican retablo on board - San Felipe de Jesus -- incorrectly marked Saint Francis Borgia on the verso. Attributed to Jose Rafael Aragon (1783 – 1862). <br /...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects

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Board

Mexican Retablo Of The Holly Family
Located in Pasadena, CA
19th Century painting of the Holy Family on tin in newer wood gilt frame.
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Religious Items

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Tin

  • Mexican Retablo Of The Holly Family
  • Mexican Retablo Of The Holly Family
  • Mexican Retablo Of The Holly Family
  • Mexican Retablo Of The Holly Family
H 16 7/8 in. W 13 5/8 in.
19th Century Mexican Retablo Painting - San Jose
Located in San Francisco, CA
This stylistically unique 19th century retablo represents San Jose, patron saint of family, fathers and carpenters. Joseph, surrounded by billowing white clouds and a brilliant blue ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Religious Items

Rare Early 19th Century New Mexican Retablo
Located in San Francisco, CA
sold
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Paintings

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Wood

Early 19th Century New Mexican Retablo - San Juan de los Lagos
Located in San Francisco, CA
A good early 19th century New Mexican retablo - 'Nuestra Senora de San Juan de los Lagos.' Natural pigments on hand adzed wooden tablet. Attributed to Pedro Antonio Fresquis, circa 1...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

A Good 19th Century Mexican Retablo - La Purisima Concepcion
Located in San Francisco, CA
A superb 19th century oil on tin retablo painting of 'La Purisima Concepcion', flanked by a palm and a cypress and surrounded by an aura of radiant light. Displayed in a wonderful 19...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Very Rare 19th Century Mexican Retablo - Allegory Redemption
Located in San Francisco, CA
La Alegoria de la Redencion, one of the most curious subjects in retablo art, is as the name implies, layered with allegoric and symbolic imagery throughout. In the lower quadrant a ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Religious Items

Our Lady of the Dove - 19th Century Mexican Retablo
Located in San Francisco, CA
A good, large 19th century 'Alma de Maria' retablo painting on heavy gauge tin. In this classic image Mary is surrounded by an aura of radiant light with old silver milagros and twel...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

19th Century Mexican Retablo and Nicho - Alma de Maria
Located in San Francisco, CA
This classic 19th century Mexican folk retablo on heavy gauge tin represents "La Alma de Maria" or " The Soul of Mary." In the foreground, the "Espiritu Santo" is represented in the ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

A Superb 19th Century Mexican Retablo - San Pascual Bailon. The Kitchen Saint
Located in San Francisco, CA
San Pascual Bailon, one of the most elusive subjects in retablo art, is represented in this classic 19th century folk retablo. Saint Pascal is the patron saint of cooks and kitchens ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Rare 19th Century Santa Rita Retablo - New Mexico / Jose Aragon
Located in San Francisco, CA
A superb 19th century New Mexican retablo - Santa Rita de Casia, patroness saint of lost and impossible causes. Oil on hand adzed wooden tablet. Attributed to one of New Mexico's mos...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

Mexican Tin Cut Out Retablo Angel
Located in San Francisco, CA
A charming 19th century hand painted tin cut out retablo angel from Mexico. Displayed on a high quality custom made stand. Dimensions: approximately 25 inches high with display st...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo - Santa Rita
Located in San Francisco, CA
Santa Rita de Casia, patroness saint of impossible causes, is almost always depicted as she is here, with a spot of blood and a thorn deeply imbedded in her forehead. According to po...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Rare 19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
This unique 19th century Mexican folk retablo represents "La Mano Poderosa," or "The Powerful Hand" - also sometimes referred to as "Los Cinco Personas," a reference to the Extended ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo - San Camilo
Located in San Francisco, CA
This rare 19th century folk retablo depicts "San Camilo de Lelis," often referred to as the "Red Cross Saint." San Camilo, patron saint of the sick and nurses, is almost always depic...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Charming 19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
A charming 19th century Mexican folk retablo - NS de la Luz. Displayed in the original 19th century reverse glass painted nicho frame.<br /> <br /> Dimensions: retablo measures 7 i...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Retablo
Located in Mexico City, DF
Framed oil painting on zinc of the Virgen de Guadalupe which is mounted on a ‘repisa’ where candles and flowers could be placed in offering. <br /> This retablo seems to tell the st...
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Early 20th Century Mexican Religious Items

  • Retablo
  • Retablo
  • Retablo
  • Retablo
H 21.5 in. W 11.75 in. D 5.25 in.
19th Century Mexican Folk Art Madonna Retablo/Painting
Located in North Beninngton, VT
Beautiful fine Folk Art painting of the Madonna from Mexico, circa 1880. The colors, specifically the red and green contrast is an unusual and striking combination. Her face is and f...
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Antique 1880s Mexican Paintings

Rare 19th Century Mexican Tin Retablo Painting - Misericordia
Located in San Francisco, CA
El Senor de la Misericordia de Tepatitlan, flanked by two weeping angels, is depicted in this extremely rare 19th century Mexican folk retablo on tin. Illustrated: Jalisco: Genio ...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

18th Century Painting Saint Joseph, Mexican Colonial Retablo
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
18th century Mexican Colonial painting on board depicting Saint Joseph. The repoussé frame is made of 880 silver.
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Antique Late 18th Century Mexican Colonial Revival Paintings

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Paint

19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo Painting - Madre de la Luz
Located in San Francisco, CA
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 abo...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

A Superb 19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo - San Camilo de Lelis
Located in San Francisco, CA
This lyrical 19th century folk retablo depicts "San Camilo de Lelis," often referred to as the "Red Cross Saint." San Camilo is the patron saint of the sick and nurses, and he is alm...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Largest Retablo Ever
Located in Pasadena, CA
Done in the late 19th century, this retablo is like none we have seen. With just the right amount of wear and completely unretouched (crucial!), this is simply amazing. Original folk...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican More Folk Art

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Wood

  • Largest Retablo Ever
  • Largest Retablo Ever
  • Largest Retablo Ever
  • Largest Retablo Ever
H 38.5 in. W 33 in.
19th C. Retablo - Sta. Eduviges
Located in Mexico City, DF
A retablo of Santa Eduviges, patroness of Bavaria, depicted in her regal garments, surrounded by clouds and praying in front of the crucifix. This beautiful rendering of the saint kn...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Tin

  • 19th C. Retablo - Sta. Eduviges
  • 19th C. Retablo - Sta. Eduviges
  • 19th C. Retablo - Sta. Eduviges
  • 19th C. Retablo - Sta. Eduviges
H 11.75 in. W 9.5 in.
19th C. Retablo - San Francisco de Paola
Located in Mexico City, DF
A retablo of San Francisco de Paola in a mystic pose fixed by a “vision” within the clouds. Associated with charity, the standard iconography of the depiction of this saint often sho...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

19th century Tin Retablo of San Ramon
Located in San Francisco, CA
Wonderful Mexican painted tin retablo of San Ramon
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Tin

  • 19th century Tin Retablo of San Ramon
  • 19th century Tin Retablo of San Ramon
  • 19th century Tin Retablo of San Ramon
  • 19th century Tin Retablo of San Ramon
H 27.5 in. W 16.75 in. D 1 in.
19th Century Folk Retablo and Nicho Frame - San Ysidro
Located in San Francisco, CA
This classic mid 19th century retablo depicts San Ysidro Labrador, the patron Saint of Farmers. San Ysidro is invoked for agricultural issues, good weather (before picnics) and prosp...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

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Mexican Retablo For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal Mexican retablo for your home. Frequently made of metal, tin and paint, every Mexican retablo was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the Mexican retablo you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right Mexican retablo, those designed in Folk Art styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Mexican retablo over the years, but those crafted by José Rafael Aragón are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Mexican Retablo?

A Mexican retablo can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,500, while the lowest priced sells for $195 and the highest can go for as much as $7,500.