RARE MEXICAN REVOLUTION ERA FOLK TIN RETABLO TRANSFER HANGED MEN 1916

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 02, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House

FROM ANTIQUE SHOP IN GUADALAJARA, Jalisco, MX:

EXTREMELY RARE:

OLD TIN TRANSFER RETABLO, FEATURING ONE OF TRAGIC AND DRAMATIC EVENTS IN A LIFE OF A SIMPLE WOMAN in JUNE OF 1915 - HORRIFIC SITUATIONS LIKE THE ONE DEPICTED IN THIS TRANSFER WERE COMMON AND EVENTUALLY LED TO MEXICAN REVOLUTION . WE CAN SEE THE VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE IN THE UPPER LEFT CORNER.

LOSELY TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH: I was beaten along with my baby by a tyran Pablo Gonzales for begging him not to hang my husband and my older son and lost my conscious; when I came to I saw my husband and son already hanging. I was praying to the Virgin of Guadalupe to give me force to take them down alive and she gave me what I asked for. We are going to all escape to Toluca because we are good people. Esperansa Tripa July 15, 1916

BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF MEXICAN POPULAR FOLK ART, POPULARIZING EVENTS DURING MEXICAN REVOLUTION:

THIS PARTICULAR TRANSFER RETABLO FEATURES STORY OF A SIMPLE WOMAN with VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE appearing in the UPPER LEFT part of retablo in the skies. THESE POPULAR ART RETABLOS ARE ALWAYS BASED ON THE ORIGINAL FOLK PAINTING THIS PARTICULAR RETABLO IS BASED ON THE ORIGINAL FOLK PAINTING, SIGNED in the LEFT side by RETABLERO (artist) AMAZING DETAILS!

* These transfers on tin, depicting various events related to the years of Mexican

GREAT, STUNNING CONVERSATION PIECE, HIGHLY DETAILED! HIGHLY HISTORICAL! FABULOUS EXAMPLE OF MEXICAN POPULAR FOLK ART!

The rare piece is in beautiful vintage condition; you can see expected superficial minor spotty losses, discorlorations and scratches on the surface of transfer and some expected rused scratches on back. The piece is SOLID and in good vintage condition; nicely preserved. There is a hole made on top for hanging on the wall. Please make sure to carefully read description and to review multiple detailed photos BEFORE BIDDING to fully appreciate the beautiful vintage condition of the piece!

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN OLD VINTAGE PIECE; IT IS BEING SOLD "AS IS".

A BEAUTIFUL, LOVELY EXAMPLE OF MEXICAN POPULAR FOLK ART, FULL OF CHARACTER!

DETAILS:

Vintage old tin transfer retablo HAND-CRAFTED IN MEXICO DEPICTING DRAMATIC EVENTS DURING THE PERIOD OF MEXICAN REVOLUTION 9.5" x 7 3/4"

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LOOKING! PLEASE SEE MY OTHER LISTINGS OF MEXICAN ANTIQUES AND ARTS.

PAYMENT ON ALL PURCHASED ITEMS IS DUE IN 2 DAYS; THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

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