Hand Painted Sculpture(593 items)
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Feminist retablo, LatinX women, role models
I purchased this amazing retablo for my feminist daughter in law, who has a heart for women of color and the struggles of poor women. This statement of support for disappeared and at risk women is a powerful statement
It s on my windowsill looking out...
I just love these beautiful birds. They re gorgeous and wonderfully carved and colored. They truly stand out.
Well loved present
Totally Terrific. Wonderful workmanship.Gorgeous gift.Makes a fun accent in the music room. Came beautifully wrapped. I know it will be a cherished present for decades to come.
Mauricio Morales Handcrafted and painted ceramic bird sculptures
"I feel so very fortunate to have the family that God has given me. They are my strength."
"She was like my guardian angel," the artisan says. "She took care of me... read more
Popular Hand Painted Sculpture
Handcrafted Wood Alebrije Canine Sculpture from Mexico, "Awesome Canine"$249.99
Hand-carved of copal wood, this awesome canine will bring the beauty of Mexican folk art to your home. Eugenia and Roberto Sosa create this sculpture, painting the dog by hand with varied and vibrant designs, such as spirals and geometric motifs in the traditional style of
Alebrijes are a fairly recent Mexican art form, attributed to Pedro Linares. Unconscious due to illness in 1936, he was presumed near death and yet his dreams were extremely vivid. He tells of a place where all was peaceful and quiet until all of a sudden there appeared a lion with an eagle's head, a rooster with bull's horns and a donkey with butterfly wings. They kept screeching "alebrije, alebrije!" and Pedro began running away. He encountered a man who told him it was not yet his time to be there are and he should continue running towards the exit. In this dream Pedro climbed out of a window and regained consciousness.
Mexican Hand Painted Terracotta Hue Wooden Skull Figurine, "Death and Folklore"$54.99
Skulls are a recurrent theme in Mexican handicrafts, reflecting the convivial and familiar attitudes of the Mexican people towards death. Artisans in San Martín Tilcajete in the state of Oaxaca apply their vast wood carving knowledge to various subjects, including skulls. Jesus and Roxana Hernandez of San Martín present a hand-carved copal wood skull figurine in a rich terracotta hue. The green, blue, and yellow circles containing geometric patterns on the skull's top and sides are meticulously painted by hand. Green borders surround the black eye sockets and nasal cavities while a red line separates the top row of immaculately white teeth from the bottom row.
Talavera-Style Ceramic Figurine of a Mariachi with a Trumpet, "Trumpet Mariachi"$34.99
By Mexican artisan Juana Ponce, this figurine is crafted from ceramic in the style of Talavera handicrafts. This figurine, part of a series, depicts a Mariachi playing a trumpet. Ponce paints the Mariachi with intricate floral motifs using colorful pigments.
Hand-Painted Ceramic Catrin Sculpture from Mexico, "The Catrin"$29.99
Wearing a colorful suit and hat with flowers, this sculpture is dapper. Mexican artisan Juana Ponce creates this ceramic sculpture, painted by hand in the style of Talavera handicrafts. The image of the catrin has strong historical roots in Mexico, originally used as a critique of upper class society.