Attributed to José Benito Ortega
(1858 - 1941)
Bulto of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
wood, gesso, pigment
14 3/4 x 9 x 5 in.
Hand-carved figure holds Christ Child in his right hand. He wears a red painted robe with collar neckline, black dot pattern and the Holy Trinity depicted on the bottom hem. Black and red stripe painted base: 5” x 9”, piece of old tongue and groove. Back of bulto is painted to match the front.
Provenance: The Joseph Pytka Collection