Saint Roch Retablo Ornament

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  • The patron saint of dogs and dog lovers.
  • Ornaments range in size from 4" to 6" tall by 2 1/2" to 3" wide by 1/8" thick.
  • Made by long time Taos, New Mexico artist Lynn Garlick.
  • The Ornaments are hand printed on a masonite board with a thread for easy hanging.
  • More Information on Lynn Garlick is below, please scroll down on this page.
  • From Made in New Mexico. Ships Next Business Day. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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St. Roch was on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land when he came across a town in Northern Italy that was suffering from the plague. He stayed to nurse the victims and eventually contracted the plague himself. He went into the forest so he would not infect anyone. A dog came and licked his wounds clean. He recovered. During the middle ages people placed 'Viva St. Rock' above their doors to ward off the plague.

Lynn Garlick Retablos grew organically over a period of 20 years. To create these heart-felt paintings of saints, angels and blessings, Lynn has brought to the folk art of Retablo making, all the skills and passions that she has learned through a lifetime of drawing, woodworking and painting. She is a long time resident of Taos, New Mexico. Moved by the sacred art of the retablo paintings and the santeros (saint makers) who made them, she started creating them herself. Lynn handcarves and paints her original designs on the traditionally used ponderosa pine planks. Then she decoupages high quality prints of her originals onto pine boards, in an old school technique used for the Italian altar screens of medieval Europe.

Speaking of her work, Lynn says, "The diverse cultures and the landscape of this part of the country deeply and yet unintentionally influenced me both artistically and spiritually. I am nourished by Northern New Mexico's rugged wildness and rawness. The profound devotion found in the different traditions and faiths here are unusual and inspiring. My original Retablos are painted on board with watercolor. I produce these prints with a deep appreciation of the santero and what has come before".

Includes a statement about the saint on the reverse side. Most are available as either an ornament or a wall hanging. The Ornaments are hand printed on a masonite board with a thread for easy hanging. Ornaments range in size from 4" to 6" tall by 2 1/2" to 3" wide by 1/8" thick. The Retablos range in size from 9" to 13" inches tall and are 5 1/2" wide by 3/4" thick. From Made in New Mexico. Ships Next Business Day. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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Totally fine

This came on time, as expected - measurements were accurate; nothing wrong. I expected (hoped?) the colors would be a little more vibrant, but the piece is lovely all the same and just what I expected.

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