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  • Pocket Saints - San Rafael
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Pocket Saints - San Rafael

SKU: 36A-Pocket-W
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Retablos are a devotional folk art form from Mexico and the Southwest US. They are small paintings on wood of Catholic saints and angels. To create these affordable heart-felt paintings of saints, angels and blessings, Lynn Garlick 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.

Lynn paints her original retablos on traditional pine boards, carving and then painting them with watercolor or occasionally oil and finishes them with a polyurethane. To create her production work the images are mounted on 1/8 inch baltic birch to create the Pocket Saints. On the back of the retablos is the story of the saint's life. Many of them also have a prayer.

San Rafael - "The Shining One Who Heals." For Children Leaving Home and Travel. 
One of the four Archangels sent to help Humanity. He is an angel of Compassion, Knowledge and Humor

- 1.5"W x 3.5"H
- Made in Taos, New Mexico


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