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 ...

Jack Dudley [1918 - 1996] “Hombre De Tequila” Oil on Board P519

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Jack Dudley lived and painted in Laguna Beach, California for thirty-eight years.  He painted landscapes, architecture, people, and wildlife, in both oil and watercolor, and developed a "broken color" technique of oil painting involving the use of brilliant bits of pure color visible throughout the tonal patterns of his work. Call for pricing. Dudley's studies included five ...

Large Mexican Tlaquepaque Tourist-Ware Charger 1930s Man with Basket on Head M450

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Once plentiful and ubiquitous, Mexican tourist-ware from the 30s, often called Tlaquepaque for the town outside Guadalajara along the old Pan-American Highway whence so much of it originated, is now collected for its freedom and expressiveness and personality, as well as its increasing rarity (the pieces are fragile). Not derived from any deep-seated folk traditions, but ...