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El favor de los Santos: The Retablo Collection of New Mexico State University

June 29 – September 2, 2001

During 19th Century Mexico, an artistic tradition of home worship that flourished was the retablo and ex-voto – devotional religious paintings on tin. This exhibition examines the popularization of the retablo and ex-voto tradition in its artistic, social, political, and religious contexts.

Participating Artists


Charles Lovell and Elizabeth Zarur

Organizing Institution

University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces

Displayed at

Main Gallery