Nahua Woman, Original Mexican Calendar Art P601

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A striking oil portrait of a Nahua, a descendant of the once mighty and feared Aztec peoples. Rare original art for a Mexican calendar, 1940s-50s, their golden age. The Nahuas /ˈnɑwɑs/ are a group of indigenous peoples of Mexico. Their language of Uto-Aztecan affiliation is called Nahuatl and consists of many more dialects and variants, a number ...

Leo Politi 1936 Gouache: Donkey Cart Meets Donkey Train P591

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Witty and spare, organized around the swerve of a narrow trail, with a wealth of humor and characterization conveyed in the fewest brush strokes, this gouache is characteristic of this beloved artist's best work. Framed 25" x 19". Leo Politi (1908–1996) was an Italian-American artist and author who wrote and illustrated some 20 children's books, as well ...

Mexican Uriarte Talavera Plate SOLD M486

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A wonderful piece from one of the leading certified Talavera workshops. Plate measures 12" diameter. Uriarte Talavera is a traditional Talavera enterprise in the city of Puebla, Mexico, which has been in existence since 1824. It was begun as a family workshop by Dimas Uriarte, but today it is run by a business group. However, the ...

Mexican Colonial Carved Cabinet Late 19th Century SOLD F762

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Solid mahogany, hand carved. Traces of paint on outside, painted interior, modern handles.  Beautifully carved. A wonderful example of Mexican vernacular style. Made for use and proof against it. Circa 1870-90.  From a Pacific Palisades residence, beautifully cared for. Cabinet measures 65" high, 41" wide, 17.5" deep. $2500