Mechanic. Day-Of-The-Dead Clay Tile > 481315-32
Weight: 0.7 pounds
Our price: $13.00
If your car started giving you problems, it is time to visit the mechanic! This tile is raised and hand-painted. The foreground is nicely painted with a mechanic checking a car. This is a colorful tile celebrating the day of the dead. Traditionally in the Mexican culture people go to graveyards on the day of the dead (November 2nd) to visit and remember their dead relatives.
Jose Guadalupe Posadas (1852 – 1913) a Mexican lithographer from the 18th century popularized the skeleton cartoons which later on transformed into lithographs. The main purpose of his work was political. The Catrina is a satirization of the upper class women during the 19th century, during Porfirio Diaz reign. Later on, his work was associated with the Mexican holiday "Dia De Los Muertos" or "Day of the dead".
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