Sculptor Juan Amadeo Sanchez carved this bulto of Nuestra Senora de la Luz in the late 1930s. It is one of more than 100 he completed as part of a program supported by the Federal Art Project. On display in the History Museum’s main exhibit, Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now.History Collection NMHM, DCA, 10752/45 Courtesy Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, US General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects.
Photo by Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
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