Artist: Alberto Ayala
A Birth in Bethlehem
Peruvian Handmade Nativity Scene Folk Art Sculpture
The Peruvian tradition of retablos dates back to the time of the Spanish Conquest when Catholic priests used wooden boxes with closing doors to help tell Christian stories to the native inhabitants....
Birth at the Grotto
Christianity Wood Multicolor Folk Art Nativity Scene
Alejandro Chávez recreates the nativity scene in remembrance of St. Anthony of Assisi's original depiction. He is credited with the first nativity scene in an Italian grotto featuring humans and live...
Scenes from My Land
Handcrafted Religious Retablo Diorama Andean Folk Art
This colorful retablo by Alejandro Chávez houses six scenes taken from Andean beliefs and customs. The first features local animals, followed by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. The third shelf...