Early New Mexican Retablo

Item: 225

Origin: Area of what is now New Mexico
Date: : Circa 1820
Media: Wood
Dimensions: 11″ x 9.8″ x .5″

Description:  Unclear of the story here, but believe this is the lady of the lake. The candles bend energetically towards her, mounted on simple, modern grided bases looking like modern buildings.  The sliver of moon rests at her feet and is a wonderful match for her vertical stance.

Condition: Shows normal wear as seen.  No signs of restoration or overpainting.

 

Price: $4600