Artist unknown, Indian

1963.23.jpg

Description

Religious Mendicants, ca. early 20th C.
Tempera
13 3/4 x 10" SHEET
Indian folk painting of two religious mendicants dressed in multiple layers of clothing and wide brimmend hats. Mendicant orders are, primarily, certain Christian religious orders that have adopted a lifestyle of poverty, traveling, and living in urban areas for purposes of preaching, evangelization, and ministry, especially to the poor. At their foundation these orders rejected the previously established monastic model.

Date

ca. early 20th C.

Creator

Artist unknown, Indian

Source

Gift of John E. Carr

Identifier

1963.23

Collection

Citation

Artist unknown, Indian, “Artist unknown, Indian,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed September 24, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/14843.