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José Rafael Aragón, Nuestra Señora de las Candelarias

Retablo- Original paint. Top of panel carved in three dimensional fluted shell and two horns, red and yellow. Figure in yellow dress, red ornaments and sleeves, blue cape; stands on cresent. Swags left and right.

José Rafael Aragón
B. around 1783-1790 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nuestra Señora de las Candelarias, c. 1840
painted wood
Overall: 15 3/4 x 11 in. (40 x 28 cm)
Gift of Mabel Dodge Luhan