FINE DETAIL COMBINED WITH WHIMSY AND A SENSE OF MOTION! Masterfully carved by Damian and intricately painted by his wife Beatriz, this is one terrific owl carving! 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. Her 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! You can readily see the masterful painting touch that Beatriz adds to this spectacular carving!
Full of intricacy, whimsy and character.. I just love the feet, the wings, the beak, the horns and the sunken eyes.This carving is signed by the artist, and there are no removable parts. Approximate Measurements: 6" high x 11 1/2" long x 5 5/8 deep. The item "Oaxacan Wood Carving Damian Morales Owl Bird Oaxaca Mexican Folk Art Alebrije" is in sale since Friday, May 22, 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.