FROM ANTIQUE SHOP in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN RELIGIOUS ART.BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE (1950's) MEXICAN TIN RETABLO PAINTING, featuring. SIGNED by the artist - VENTURA.
Ventura "dynasty" of folk artists specializing in religious art has been active in San Miguel de Allende area since the late1800's up until late1960's. Holy Infant of Atocha or Santo Niño de Atocha is a Roman Catholic image of the Christ Child popular among the Hispanic cultures of Spain, Latin America and the southwestern United States.
It is distinctly characterized by a basket he carries, along with a staff, drinking gourd (He used the gourd to carry water, and a basket of bread that he fed to prisoners who were thirsty and hungry). GILDED WOOD FRAME in reasonably good vintage condition; there is a little hole in a velvet detailing on bottom; the frame is sturdy; some minor surface wear.
NEW METAL bracket in the back FOR HANGING ON THE WALL WAS ADDED AT THE ANTIQUE SHOP. BEAUTIFUL FACIAL FEATURES, ESPECIALLY EYES! 15" X 12.5" (Framed).
9.5" x 7.5" (image only). GILDED SOLID WOOD FRAME (shows minor signs of wear and one little hole in the velvet as shown). NEW METAL BRACKET IN THE BACK FOR HANGING ON THE WALL (ADDED BY THE ANTIQUE SHOP). The piece is in very good vintage condition; some expected micro crackelure on canvas. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LOOKING!PLEASE SEE MY OTHER AMAZING FINDS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD! This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "2013fornarina" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian Federation.