Excellent wood carving by one of Oaxacas most popular artists Eleazar Morales depicting Benito Juarez who was Mexicos 26th president. Today Benito Juárez is remembered as being a progressive reformer dedicated to democracy, equal rights for his nation's indigenous peoples, reduction in the power of organized religion and a defense of national sovereignty. He was the first president of indigenous Origin having been born in Oaxaca to poor Zapotec rural parents.
Origin: Oaxaca, Mexico
Height/Length/Width: 8.5" x 5.5" x 4"
Material: Copal wood
Signed by the artist (Eleazar Morales)