An antique carved wood and gesso figure of Christ / santos on the cross hand painted with natural pigments.
Spanish Colonial | Folk Art
PLACE OF ORIGIN
New Mexico | United States
Attributed to Pedro Antonio Fresquis (American, circa 1749-1831) | Active: Truchas, New Mexico
Early 19th century
Circa 1800, later cross
Width 16.5 Depth 4.5 Height 31.75 inches
Note: the cross is a later 20th century addition.