'Virgen De Los Indios' by Felipe Morales (oax)
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Watercolor: Pre 2000: item # 29435
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Arte del Pueblo
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'Virgen de Los Indios'
by Felipe Morales
This beautiful original watercolor is 24 by 18 inches
In mint condition
Made in 2000
Framed (wood frame) with non-glare plexi-glass
Felipe Morales was born in San Pedro Martir, Oaxaca in 1959. This self-taught artists paintings and watercolors reflect the unique vision of Magical Surrealism. His works can be found in private collections all over the world and are on exhibit in the many prestigious galleries of Oaxaca's colonial capital.
Felipe is part of an important group of Oaxacan artists, recognized internationally as contemporary voices of Mexico. Felipe's work links us to a world of life and death, of ritual and tradition.
'Virgen de los Indios' depicts the patron saint of Mexico, 'The Virgin of Guadelupe' with two Nagual mythical figures. Important to Oaxacan folklore, a Nagual is a mythical spirit that can turn into a human or an animal. Often they are represented with an animal body & a human face. In some cases Nagual's are comparable to a Guardian Angel. A full resume of Felipe Morales is available upon request & can be sent via e-mail. He is a well established Contemporary Oaxacan Master.