Bulto Of Christ

Item: 256

Origin: New Mexican Spanish Colonial – Maker Jose Benito Ortega (1858-1941)

Dimensions: 3 feet tall
Date: Late 19th Century
Media: Wood, Gesso

Description:  This bulto is supported by backboard and footboard that are not original to the piece. This piece has jointed arms with either a fabric or leather skirt around his waist.  Blood shows on the knees, chest and all over the back as characteristic of Penitentes practicing their faith in New Mexico.  This bulto shows signs of restoration around the body and limbs.

Price: SOLD

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