Church of San Juan
Teitipac, Oaxaca, Mexico
St. John the Baptist
and lamb on left hand, banner in right hand, wearing animal
referred to as "San Juanito" by our informant at Teitipac, Sr.
Wood, gesso, paint; fabric banner tied to an unfinished stick
painted eyes; 1½'.
The statue is
in execution. The head and torso are visibly of better
the legs and feet. A straight line at the waist suggests later
or that it was made in two pieces. The lamb is of recent
is tied to the book with a blue ribbon.
The santo is used
procession for the feast of St. John the Baptist.
More of St. John