San Francisco de Asis Retablo Wall Hanging

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  • The Patron Saint of Animals, Children, Kindness and Ecology.
  • 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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The Patron Saint of Animals, Children, Kindness and Ecology. Saint Francisco de Asis lived form 1181-1226 AD. Son of a wealthy cloth merchant, he renounced his family fortune, threw off his clothes and started the Franciscan order. He laid down strict rules of poverty, humility, and discipline. In 1224, while praying, he received the stigmata.

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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Reviewed by Randall A.
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Reviewed by Diane T., from United States
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Beautifully painted retablo. Will put

Beautifully painted retablo. Will put it in my garden to enjoy for the summer.

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Amazing gift

This made a great gift. Thank you.

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