Cementerio de Esqueletos. Claudio Jimenez. Lima, Peru.
Skeleton Cemetery by Claudio Jimenez. Retablos Ayacuchano. Lima, Peru. Height: 10.75 in., length: 2.5 in. width: 23.5 in.
Claudio Jimenez Quispe is an internationally renowned maker of retablos. Originally from a famous family of retablo makers in Ayacucho, he now works in Lima, Peru. His work has been exhibited all over the world, and he frequently demonstrates his exquisite technique, as at Santa Fe's International Folk Art Market. Other members of his family, such as siblings Nicario, Edilberto, Eleudora and Mabilon, and nephew and niece Luis and Julia Huamani Rodriguez are also skilled retablistas.