La Artista Noir | Hand Sculpted Catrina

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La Artista or "The Performer" in black is a original work of art. This intricate piece of cultural art is hand sculpted from raw clay. The labyrinth of leaves, marigolds, vines, feathers, and flowers of all kinds cover this figure from stage to sombrero. There is over 700 sculpted extensions on this 25"tall/64cm three piece sculpture. La Artista Catrina is painted by hand in dark black with a satin finish.

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Individual Catrina Eleganté are extremely fragile and delicate. Therefore Zenwaro fulfillment team has developed very specific handling information and instructions. These instructions and policies are provided to individual customers and require purchasing customers full consent to follow receiving instructions and understanding of tested handling protocols before moving to the packaging and order fulfillment stage. 


The La Artista Catrina is made up of four pieces.

  • The head and elegant sombrero is solid with a long metal pin which inserts into the neck of the Catrina's body.
  • The round stage is also sculpted from clay with sculpted accents that compliment the performer Catrina.
  • COA(certificate of authenticity) signed by the artist Marcos Perez confirming that it is an original work of art.


Dimensions | Weight | Specifications

  • 25"tall x 10"diameter / 64cm x 26cm Catrina + Stage *entire sculpture.
  • 21.5"tall x 7"wide x 6"deep / 55cm x 18cm x 16cm Just Catrina with Head and Sombrero.
  • 3.5"tall x 10"diameter / 9cm x 26cm Just Stage
  • Weight: 12Lbs | 4.45Kg.

How It's Made

This Catrina is hand sculpted from raw earthenware a mixture of natural clays. After several hours of sculpting and shaping the raw clay figures. Each Catrina is then placed in a large traditional red brick oven/kiln that is heated naturally by wood. Individual Catrina figures are fired and cured for several hours. Once properly cured and dried the individual sculptures and their components(accents) are hand painted with a mixture of life-like colors that compliment the raw emotion / look / style or to detail and or extent, depending on the commissioned work. Marcos Perez is the lead sculptor and painting artist for each original Catrina figure. He leads a small group of creative apprentices from his family and greater artisan community of Patzcuaro, Michoacán Mexico. Sr. Perez is a celebrated, accomplished, and award winning artist.

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Artisan Story

Marcos Perez lives in the state of Michoacán Mexico. As a visual artist Sr. Perez uses the untamed natural beauty of this lush forested territory as a constant inspiration for the Catrina figures that he sculpts and paints by hand. This authentic Catrina sculpture is part of our Catrina Elegante Collection. Señor Perez leads a small group of creative apprentices from his family and greater artisan community of Michoacán. He is a celebrated, accomplished, and award winning artist. His studio grants apprenticing opportunities that provide artists in his community an opportunity to practice their work.

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Care & Handling
Hand-Crafted (FPO)