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Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish

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Similar to Archuleta carved fish in the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art. Archuleta's work can also be found in the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Archuleta worked as a carpenter for 30 years in Tesuque, New Mexico. Unable to find work in 1967 he prayed to God to alleviate his poverty and desperation. His subsequent religious awakening led to his animal carvings.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1972-1974
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-CarvedWood
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Good condition. Some losses to top and tail fins. Presented on custom made museum stand.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 11 in. x W 23 in. x D 10 in.H 27.94 cm x W 58.42 cm x D 25.4 cm
  • Seller Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    09070787343
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