FANTASTIC TOUCAN BIRD OAXACA WOOD CARVING BY THE TALENTED ARTIST DAMIAN MORALES AND HIS WIFE BEATRIZ. FANTASTIC CARVING DONE TO MUSEUM QUALITY!!
FINE DETAIL COMBINED WITH WHIMSY AND A SENSE OF MOTION! Masterfully carved by Damian and intricately painted by his wife Beatriz, this is one special carving! But his work dramatically changed after meeting, and subsequently marrying, Beatriz Ramirez at the age of 19. Beatriz hails from a wood carving family, and had already honed her skills as a talented painter by working with her brothers. He paint style is intricate and precise, with a lovely sense of the shading of colors.Together Damian and Beatriz make a powerful force in the world of Oaxacan wood carvings! This toucan is just incredible! You can readily see the masterful painting touch that Beatriz adds to this spectacular carvings! The fine line detail carefully reflects the nature of animal feathers, and we just love the beak and face on this carving! This carving is signed by the artist, and there are no removable parts.
Approximate Measurements: 11" high x 4 3/8" wide x 9 deep. The item "Oaxacan Wood Carving Damian Morales Toucan Bird Oaxaca Mexican Folk Art Alebrije" is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "scthom1967" and is located in Blaine, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.