Visionary Saint – Mexican Religious Figure with Original Vestments 19th Century M785

Extraordinary in every way. Incredibly skillful modeling of the head and body. This man is in the throes of a vision. This object of veneration hits the viewer with real force, and actually inspires awe. And more than a little fear. A terrific find. 22' high. Price on request.

Spanish Colonial Santo: Archangel A854

Judging by his martial aspect and the colors I would call this santo the Archangel Michael. Even missing his wings, his is a commanding presence. Price on request. Images of saints (santos) were known as bultos (sculptures) and retablos (paintings on wood). Local woods–aspen and cottonwood root for bultos and pine for retablos–were used; water-based paints were ...