Artist and Model - Retablo

Artist and Model - Retablo
SKU: PGRTB2

Javier Gonzalez (Aza, Huancayo, Peru)
Painted carved maguey wood sculpture in painted wood box
(6" h.. x 4" w. x 2 1/4" d.)

Javier Gonzalez in Santa Fe, 2004 (photo by Anthony Fisher)

"Pedro and Javier Gonzalez credit their paternal grandfather, Don Pedro Abilio Gonzalez Flores, for their success. In teaching his grandsons the art of making imagineria, the elder Gonzalez shared his love of the Peruvian heritage. For more than four decades, the Gonzalez brothers have been working alongside their grandfather in a workshop beside a creek near an ancient road in the village of Aza, in the central Andes."

$62
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