Familia Lorenzo - Lucas Lorenzo & Family

About the Artist

Nicolas Lorenzo in Mexico City. January 2010 (photo by Anthony Hart Fisher).
Nicolas Lorenzo in Mexico City. January 2010 (photo by Anthony Hart Fisher).
Fernando Lorenzo with his grandfather, Lucas Lorenzo (photo courtesy of family).
Fernando Lorenzo with his grandfather, Lucas Lorenzo (photo courtesy of family).
Fernando Lorenzo with the family's work (photo courtesy of family).
Fernando Lorenzo with the family's work (photo courtesy of family).
Family Lorenzo work in Santa Fe, 2019 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 2019).
Family Lorenzo work in Santa Fe, 2019 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 2019).
Fernando Lorenzo with family's work in Santa Fe, 2019 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 2019).
Fernando Lorenzo with family's work in Santa Fe, 2019 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 2019).
Familia Lorenzo book.
Familia Lorenzo book.

Biography - Lucas Lorenzo and his children Santiago, Jesus, Nicolas, Aureliano and Carlota live and work in the remote craft village of Xalitla, in the state of Guerrero. They come out of the same tradition as the well-known Guerrero painters on amate bark paper. Lucas, now 77 (in 2018), started out painting scenes, mostly of the landscape and village life of Guerrero, on amate paper.   But 52 years ago he tried painting on the more durable material of masonite board.  He also began to paint larger naive figures of saints, devils, angels,  religious figures and traditional Nahuatl masked dances.  He passed the technique on to his children and now a third generation, who have continued the practice, exhibiting and selling as a family.  They have added new subjects out of history and popular culture, such as masked luchador wrestlers, Zapatista guerillas, calaveras for dia de los muertos, images from the loteria game and, of course, Frida Kahlo.  For many years the Lorenzo family have operated a booth to sell their works in Mexico City.  Recently Lucas' grandson Fernando has exhibited their work at art fairs in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.  In 2016 the Mexican Secretaria de Cultura published a full-color book illustrated with their paintings, Familia Lorenzo.

Region:
Nicolas Lorenzo "San Antonio"
SKU: NL-1509

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$ 65
La Virgen y el Luchador
SKU: JL-1926

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Santo
SKU: JL-1603

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2010

$65
SKU: NL-1943

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Jesu Cristo
SKU: JL-1905

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
El Diablo con Culebra
SKU: AL-1948

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
La Virgen y el Conejo Danzando
SKU: NL-1906

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Siempre Juntos
SKU: NL-1958

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
San Judas Tadeo
SKU: JL-1910

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
La Chica y el Diablo
SKU: NL-1959

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
Juan Diego y la Virgen
SKU: NL-1914

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Danza de los Diablos
SKU: JL-1956

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
Boda de los Muertos
SKU: JL-1915

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Dos Luchadores
SKU: NL-1957

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
El Tigre y el Diablo
SKU: JL-1923

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Santiago Lorenzo
SKU: SL-9603

Santiago Lorenzo (Xalitla, Guerrero, Mexico),
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(11 1/2 x 7 3/4), 1996

$ 65
Product Status: 
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Santa Teresita y los Luchadores
SKU: JL-1904

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Danza de los Tigres
SKU: JL-1932

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
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Jesus Lorenzo
SKU: JL1004

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2010

$65
Product Status: 
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La Novia del Diablo
SKU: NL-1907

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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San Ignacio and the Lion
SKU: JL-1933

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
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Nicolas Lorenzo
SKU: NL1501

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
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Dos Luchadores
SKU: AL-1908

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Tigre con Diablo
SKU: NL-1945

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Nicolas Lorenzo "Luchador"
SKU: NL1504

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
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La Novia del Diablo (The Bride of the Devil)
SKU: JL-1909

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Bailarina de Barra (Pole-Dancer Angel)
SKU: AL-1946

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
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Nicolas Lorenzo "Virgen"
SKU: NL1505

Nicolas Lorenzo (Xalitla, Guerrero, Mexico),
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Santa Teresita
SKU: JL-1911

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Virgen y el Conejo (Virgin with Bunny)
SKU: JL-1942

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Doctora Lopez (Nicolas Lorenzo)
SKU: NL1506

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
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El Diablo con Culebra
SKU: AL-1912

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Chica y el Luchador
SKU: NL-1944

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019.

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Nicolas Lorenzo "Luchador"
SKU: NL1507

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
El Diablo y el Luchador
SKU: AL-1913

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Sireno con Frutas
SKU: JL-1936

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Nicolas Lorenzo Zapatista
SKU: NL-1508

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$ 65
Product Status: 
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Tigre y Diablo
SKU: NL-1916

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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Angela
SKU: AL-1947

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
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Nicolas Lorenzo
SKU: NL1510

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
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La Virgen y los Tigres
SKU: NL-1917

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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La Señora con Sandia
SKU: JL-1940

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
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Jesus Lorenzo "La Sirena"
SKU: JL1512

Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer
(12" x 8"), c.2015

$65
Product Status: 
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La Virgen de Guadalupe
SKU: AL-1918

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
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La Virgen con el Tigre
SKU: JL-1941

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
 La Novia del Diablo (The Bride of the Devil)
SKU: JL-1937

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Angel
SKU: JL-1601

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2010

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Sirena y la Luna
SKU: NL-1919

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Danza de Los Tigres
SKU: JL-1939

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Jesus
SKU: JL-1602

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2010

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Anima Sola
SKU: AL-1920

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Zapatista
SKU: JL-1955

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Novia y el Diablo
SKU: JL-9601

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 1996

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Sirena Diabolica
SKU: AL-1921

Aureliano Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
The Virgin and the Zapatista
SKU: JL-1952

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Virgen y el Tigre
SKU: JL-1901

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Novia y el Luchador
SKU: JL-1922

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Danza de los Tigres
SKU: NL-1902

Nicolas Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
Angel con Frutas
SKU: JL-1924

 

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
El Sireno
SKU: JL-1903

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), c.2018

$65
Product Status: 
Sold
La Sirena con Sandia
SKU: JL-1930

Jesus Lorenzo
Acrylic paint on masonite w/ clear lacquer.
(12" x 8"), 2019

$65
Product Status: 
Sold