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1940s Mexican Ex Voto Painting on Tin, Woman Suffocating, Retablo Folk Art

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This is a 1940s Mexican Retablo on Tin, depicting a woman on her knees holding a votive candle
praying to a saint in the left side, who hovers above a woman lying in bed with a hand reaching out desperately. 
In the background is a cathedral over a mountain.

The text translates to: 
" I am grateful for the Santisima Mother for the good that you did for me when i invoked your name 
because you removed a strong suffocation that was overtaking me a lot but you mother is always is with those who suffer
and my prayers were heard and now in action I give thanks, and dedicate this humble retablo to you and await your blessings.
Ma. Guadalpe Rangel, Leon Guanajuato. "

This piece is very nice, and the cut corners along with the bright border and overall colors make this a highly collectible 
retablo. This would make a great addition to any folk art collection. 

The Hecho En Mexico Sticker was applied by the previous owner to export them. 

Approx. Dimensions: 
Height: 9"
Width: 7 1/2"

Condition: This piece is in good age related condition, with some scratches and losses to the paint surface. 
Overall in good shape, text is very legible and the image is very presentable. 

LOC.S  ID. 25 

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