Native American Cristo late 19th early 20th Century A1023

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A glorious piece of folk art, forceful and sincere, almost shocking in its realism. This Christ bleeds and suffers on an earthly plane. Mutilated, he bleeds. He is dying. Carved in one of the pueblos in the Rio Grande Valley, possibly Acoma or Laguna, the kachina tradition of wood carving translated to Christian/European iconography. The Christ ...