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José Rafael Aragón, Nuestra Señora de los Candelarias

Image of the feast of purification. Wooden molding on three sides, bottom missing. Cut-out scallop at top. Original paint. Red, blue, black on white. Conventional pyramidal figure with tall candle at left and right, pink swags.

José Rafael Aragón
B. around 1783-1790 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nuestra Señora de los Candelarias, c. 1840
santo - retablo painted wood
Overall: 12 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (31.5 x 20 cm)
Gift of Mabel Dodge Luhan