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Mexican Skeletal Catrina Papier Mache Statuette, "Catrina with Lilies"

Working in papier mache, Marina Lozano of Mexico creates this wonderful catrina... more

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Working in papier mache, Marina Lozano of Mexico creates this wonderful catrina statuette. The skeletal sculpture is elegantly dressed, with ribbons and flowers in her hair and a bouquet of alcatraces or calla lilies at her bosom. Lozano designs the figurine after the original "La Calavera Catrina", a zinc etching created by the artist José Guadalupe Posada in Mexico around 1910. Posada created the character, a female skeleton with an elegant hat, as a satirical portrait of Mexican natives who aspired to European style and denied their own heritage. The catrina has since become an emblem of Mexico's Day of the Dead celebration and a popular folk art subject.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 30 cm H x 13 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 11.75" H x 5" W x 3.1" D

  • Papier mache
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Linda

From San Diego, CA. United States

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07/12/2022

"Clever"

Imaginary spirit of my favored cat is alive!

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Terri

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05/04/2022

"Magic"

I truly love this magical axolotl creature. And that it stays true to the papier mache alebrije. This is my second sculpture from Mariana.

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Terri

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01/25/2022

"Unique Beauty"

I truly love this unique alebrije. It is fun and fanciful and just makes me smile.

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Roger

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10/17/2021

"A wonderful addition to Dia de Los muertos"

This piece is emblematic of the Mexican celebration

Purchased Item:

Dancing Catrina, Papier Mache Catrina Sculpture in Floral Gown

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Mary

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10/09/2021

"Amazing paper mache Sculpture"

This lovely and adorable Catrina is so finely made and decorated. The attention to detail and the personality of the figure is so endearing! I am in love with her.

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Judy

From OH

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01/09/2021

"Every one loves my 2020 Frog! So creative"

Thank you, Marina. This little frog is absolutely ADORABLE! A must have treasure. This was the perfect Christmas present for me -- from my cats (they buy such wonderful things for me). Right now, my frog is standing proudly on the mantle -- but will eventually hang from the ceiling in my office so I can see him more. I assure you, you will not be disappointed if you buy this for yourself -- or for a friend who just needs to smile.

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