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José Rafael Aragón, Saint Veronica's Handkerchief

Retablo - Original paint. Bright color, bold drawing. Head wide at top, heavy black hair with extra lappets at left and right above beard and below hair. Green border, yellow dress, ornamental blood trickles on neck and brow. Two cuts on face typical mouth.

José Rafael Aragón
B. around 1783-1790 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Saint Veronica's Handkerchief, c. 1840
Painted wood
6 1/2 × 3 15/16 × 3/4 in. (16.5 × 10 × 1.9 cm)
Gift of Mabel Dodge Luhan