Crucifixion Screen with Mary and Paul
23.75" x 17.25" x 6."
Retablos, Hand-adzed wood, gesso, natural pigments
Region: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Signed and inscribed verso

About the Artist
A New Mexican, Jorge Sanchez of Albuquerque is believed to have worked under the sponsorship of artist Cady Wells in the New Deal programs administered throughout the country in the 1930s.

The New Deal programs administered throughout the country were especially needed in New Mexico and particularly in rural villages. Perhaps the best known of the back-to-work projects was New Mexico's various arts and crafts projects. The most ambitious of these in New Mexico was the Federal Art Project (FAP) under the direction of Russell Vernon Hunter, who also supported New Mexico artist Patrocino Barela.

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