paint; cloth cap; painted eyes, no visible hair;
Church of San Juan
Teitipac, Oaxaca, Mexico
as St. Benedict by Sr. Hilario Lopez at the church, the
saint wears a
red nightcap, black habit, and buckled
A large aluminum
star hangs from the right hand. The figure has a naive
quality in the
of the carving and the simplicity of the facial expression.
has broken off. The habit has been repainted. The statue is
with the base.