San Felipe Apostle Retablo Wall Hanging

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  • San Felipe the Apostle is the Patron Saint for the San Felipe Pueblo and Pastry Chefs.
  • Retablo wall hanging range in size from 9" to 13" inches tall and are 5 1/2" wide by 3/4" thick.
  • Hand printed in New Mexico by Taos artist Lynn Garlick.
  • The Retablos are hand printed on pine boards with pre-drilled holes 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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San Felipe was born in the same village as Peter and Andrew. He was a follower of John the Baptist. He became the third disciple. When Christ said 'follow me.' Jesus, seeing the great multitude of people before him, filled San Felipe's baskets with enough bread so that all who were hungry could eat. On the evening before the Passion of the Lord, Jesus said to San Felipe, 'He that seeth me seeth the father' (John 6-9). The Feast Day is May 3rd.

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. The Retablos range in size from 9" to 13" inches tall and are 5 1/2" wide by 3/4" thick. Ornaments range in size from 4" to 6" tall by 2 1/2" to 3" wide by 1/8" thick. From Made in New Mexico. Ships Next Business Day. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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