La Curandera

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Oil painting on linen of healer leaning over a bed where a sick woman in lying. The healer has a fern in her had. There is a young boy with a red ball leaning on the foot of the bed. There is a vaporizer in the room, medicines on the stand by the bed, an old sewing machine at the window, and a chest of drawers with a portrait of the Virgin of Guadalupe, flowers, and a picture of a soldier in uniform, and a small figure of a seated man. Over the bed is a cross flanked by portraits of a man and a woman.
Accession Number
1990/6.1
Artist Name
Carmen Lomas Garza
Artist Date
b. 1948
Attribution Culture
Creation Date
1989
Dimensions
24 H x 32 W
Classification