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Jesus Urbano

Jesus Urbano

Handcrafted Andean retablo dioramas in The Andes

"I'd describe my art as charming. It is a reflection of life in the Andes — its people and towns. I love to share these glimpses of Peru…."

"I was born in 1929 in Huanta, Ayacucho. My parents were farmers and my father was a strict man. So I left home to live in the beautiful city of Huamanga, where I took a variety of jobs, from selling... read more

10 items by Jesus Urbano

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Deborah

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03/12/2022

"A work of Art that I will cherish."

Well made, great attention to detail, vibrant colors. I collect Rotablos and have purchased them from Novica in the past, always pleased with care in shipping, and quality of workmanship. Very happy with my purchased.

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Exceptional artistic detail.

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  • Great for display, colorful and beautiful

Purchased Item:

Ayacucho Scissors Dance, Dance Themed Wood and Plaster Retablo

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Nancy

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03/04/2022

"Charming Retablo"

This retablo is so beautifully made. Great detail in the animated faces and colorful costumes. The wooden case is pretty open or closed. Looks good in any room of the house. So happy with this retablo!

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Beth

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02/13/2022

"Perfect gift for a professional mask maker"

I sent this as a birthday gift to a cherished friend who designs theater sets and costumes, including masks, and also collects them. Her reaction was honest delight with the retablo, so although I did not actually see it, I am happy to recommend it.

Purchased Item:

Masks of Peru, Handcrafted Plaster and Wood Retablo from Peru

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Veronique

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08/19/2019

"handcrafted retablo"

I will cherish this item. I just love Peruvian folk music and keep watching it on YouTube. this retablo is so much giving the accent of music and movement. I just love it

Purchased Item:

Colorful Dance, Handcrafted Plaster Wall Retablo from Peru

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Eddie

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11/04/2018

"A part of my wall art"

Great tiny art for my bedroom wall , adds color to the room

Purchased Item:

Traditional Celebration, Handcrafted Reed Mini Wall Retablo from Peru

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Eddie

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11/04/2018

"This item is now hanging in my bedroom"

Love the tiny details of the colourful hand made item. Adds colour to the room.

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