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"Retablo"(?), Mexican or Spanish Religious Painting on Metal

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Posted 4 years ago


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This was a gift to myself from a fabulous store that had work from artisans the world over, fair trade agreements and all. I don't know more than that it was called the "Mother and Child" "Retablo"(sp). I love it very much. I am not religious but love many religions symbolism, such as the mother and child, one of my favorite themes. Our Lady of Guadalupe is another image I adore!! Have you heard of the Retablo, I presume they are painted on metal because it is free scrap metal, like the Haitian metal sculptures. I will post my Haitian artwork soon. I have had sever house trouble and have missed you all. Stay well, Michelle

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  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 4 years ago
    Most beautiful, thank you!!! Sorry to hear about the house trouble. We missed YOU - I said it in an earlier posting. miKKo
  2. Budek Budek, 3 years ago
    Dear Michelle,
    Wonderful Piece, but I'm so sorry to hear about your house troubles. I hope all else is well and that those problems have eased. If I can help in some way please let me know,
    love to you, and hugs, Tony.

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