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José Rafael Aragón, Nuestra Señora de los Dolores

Retablo - Characteristic of Aragon - black outlines and eyes (single line with dot for pupil). Figure stands on cresent moon above a v symbolic dragon. The swords and crowns are done in sketch but sure blck outline. Red swags and black border. Panel is tall

José Rafael Aragón
B. around 1783-1790 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, c. 1840
santo - retablo painted wood
Overall: 13 3/8 x 7 5/16 in. (34 x 18.5 cm)
Gift of Mabel Dodge Luhan