Santiago Nativity

Santiago Nativity

This is a charming nativity set was carved and painted by Alberto Perez in La Union, Oaxaca. This is a unique and lovely piece of Mexican folk art. The wood that was used is copal which is native to Oaxaca. Alberto uses a machete to do the carving. The aniline paint colors are bright and well coordinated. The carving is elegantly simple and the painting, bright and colorful. There are 10 pieces.

Name: Santiago Nativity
Artist: Alberto Perez
Country: Mexico
Material: Paint, Wood
Height: 5.25"
Number of Pieces: 3
Jesus, Mary, Joseph
Acquired: 2013

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