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El Buen Pastor (The Good Shepherd)
  • Luis Alfonso Jimenez
    born: El Paso, Texas, United States ; died: Hondo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • El Buen Pastor (The Good Shepherd), 1999
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 940 x 680 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 1055 x 752 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 37 x 26 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 41 1/2 x 29 5/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 46 1/4 x 33 1/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 14 lbs
  • Lawrence Lithography Workshop Archive
  • On view: Brosseau Learning Center, 318
  • 1999.0285
Label Text

Standing male figure with arm held out in blessing (with crosshairs from a gun superimposed on his face), there are three goats at the man's feet and he is holding a baby goat. Inscription above him describing the incident that inspired Jimenez to make this image. Background is somewhat barren and rendered in bright oranges, reds, and yellows.