Chapel of Santa Ana

Folk Art Retablo Peruvian Nativity Scene

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SKU: 61307
Colorful doors open on to the Chapel of Santa Ana, where expressive figures celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Alejandro Chavez portrays his characters in traditional Andean attire, as a sense of divine luminosity gracefully descends upon the scene. This form of Peruvian folk art is known as the retablo, especially characteristic of the Ayacucho region. The wooden frame is crafted by hand, while the artisan fills the shelves with tiny ceramic figures painted to joyous perfection.
  • Plywood and ceramic
  • 1.01 lbs
  • 8.8 inches H x 4.7 inches W x 2.4 inches D
  • Made in Peru