This painting portrays the Aztec Goddess Coatlicue, the primordial earth goddess, mother of the gods, the sun, the moon and the stars. The painting depicts her necklace made of human hearts and skull pendant encrusted with turquoise and jeweled eyes. Her serpent skirt is made of large entwined snakes and along the waist you’ll see the names Frida and Coatlicue. Frida is Frida Kahlo. She was inspired by Coatlicue and often used symbols and motifs in here own paintings referencing the Aztec imagery.
The painting is on canvas and in its original frame. The artist Richard is unknown to us at this time, but it appears he created and painted the frame specifically for this artwork. The artist signature is on the lower right along with the date 3.20.90
ARTIST: Richard ?
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Unknown
MATERIALS: Paint on fabric and painted wood frame.
CONDITION: Painting is in very nice condition. The painted wood frame has loose joints and trim.
HEIGHT: 54 in. (137 cm)
WIDTH: 53 in. (135 cm)
DEPTH: 2.25 in. (6 cm)