Transplant Surgeon of the Dead - retablo figure

Transplant Surgeon of the Dead - retablo figure
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Transplant Surgeon of the Dead - retablo figure
SKU: PFIG-76

Painted plaster sculpture (with loop on back for hanging as an ornament).
(6 1/4" h. x 3" w. x 2 1/2" d.)

Claudio Jimenez Quispé at International Folk Art Market Santa Fe, NM, July 2004

Claudio Jimenez Quispe is an internationally renowned maker of retablos. Originally from a famous family of retablo makers in Ayacucho, he now works in Lima. His work has been exhibited all over the world, and he frequently demonstrates his exquisite technique, as at Santa Fe's International Folk Art Market in 2004. Other members of his family, such as siblings Nicario, Edilberto, Eleudora and Mabilon, and nephew and niece Luis and Julia Huamani Rodriguez are also skilled retablistas.

$38