Attributed to José Benito Ortega
(1858 - 1941)
Bulto of Nuestra Señora del Rosario
wood, gesso, pigment
21 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.
Our Lady of the Rosary. Hand carved female stands, with black boots, on simple painted floral base: she wears a red blouse, gesso covered fabric draped over wood form for skirt and painted with dark drapes on front. Back of figure is painted cream with pale blue short dashes. She holds flowers and a rosary.
Provenance: The Joseph Pytka Collection