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Spirit Ascendant

The Art and Life of Patrocino Barela

Edward Gonzales, Author
David L. Witt, Author

Patrocino Barela (c 1900-1964) worked most of his life as a wood carver in Taos, New Mexico. A renowned santero, an artist who creates images of saints, Barela is recognized by New Mexico's contemporary Hispanic artists as a major source of inspiration.


Trim: 12" x 9"

Pages: 139

Illustrations: 70 black-and-white illustrations

Religion

New Mexico

Art

©1996

Cloth $49.95

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