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 Figure Holding Candle

 12 ½ by 3 ½ by 4 ½ inches Wood 

Patrociño Barela art
 #CS-15861 

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    Event History :
  • 2013 November Auction (sold $1,560)
Signed: "PCT.B", underside

A woodcarver from Taos, NM, Barela, was recognized for his artistic genius in 1936 at an exhibition of Works Progress Administration artists in New York City's Museum of Modern Art. In 1937 Time Magazine proclaimed him the "discovery of the year". 

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