This Classic 19th century Mexican oil on tin retablo represents the 'Anima Sola.' The Anima Sola, for those who are unfamiliar, is a departed ancestral soul awaiting judgement in the flames of purgatory. The Anima Sola (Lonely Soul) may be invoked when a family member or loved one dies in sin or conversely, to send an enemy to a state of temporary suffering or misery in purgatory.
7 in.Hx4.5 in.Wx.2 in.D
Beautiful mirror with inlay bone and ebonized wood design. 3 ft. 7 in.Hx2 ft. 7 in.Wx2 in.D
ABOUTA fantastic early Ranch style painting with two men on horseback. Agave plants and cactus frame the Hacienda in the background. In the lower right "Gift to the British American...