New Mexican folk art carving of Jesus with staff by Leo Salazar. 1980. Dated and signed on bottom. Leo was a self taught artist working from a studio on Taos. He was featured in a book "Tradiciones Nuevo Mexicanas." Salazar apprenticed under Patrocino Barela and his work is found in churches throughout Mexico. Also included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, Nevatican, Berlin Museum of International Folk Art and the Milicent Rogers Museum. Collectible as New Mexico Folk Art.
ORIGIN: Taos, New Mexico
SIZE: 36 1/2"H x 22"W x 14"D with Staff