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Size and Specifications
Costumes and Customs
2004 Acrylic on canvas (36' X 24')
In the years following the Conquest, some
Catholic priests realized that their efforts of
conversion were destroying much of the
native people's history, lore and traditions.
These priests provided converts with the
means to document Aztec culture before it
The page from the Codex Mendosa,
showing items of tribute made to the ruler of
Tenochtitlan, has costumes used in pre-
Columbian times. The Muerte in the
foreground, participating in the festival of the
Holy Cross, in Cerro Azul, Acatlan,
Guerrero, is from a photograph by George
O. Jackson Jr. Combined, they indicate that
a continuity of sorts has survived the the
This artwork is hand-painted in acrylic on Masonite. It is a framed original. AS SEEN in the Book 'Magic Faces, Caras Magicas' written by Michael P. Earney. It has been displayed in multiple art galleries and has had many articles written about the work.
Image/object size (inches):
36 (height) 24 (width) 0 (depth)
The above image is an estimate of the size of the image/object compared to an average person. Box will only show a max 70 inches height x 70 inches width.
Costumes and Customs Acrylic on Masonite, framed origin