This imaginative "Monkey with Drum" by Oaxacan artist Jacobo Cortes was hand-carved from local Copal wood and delicately painted in stunning detail with a steady hand and brilliant acrylic colors. The end result is a one-of-a-kind work of art, whose quality and creativity are internationally recognized.
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- Oaxaca, Mexico is world renowned for its 'Alebrijes', or Copal wood carvings created entirely by hand. The skill and artistry of Oaxacan carving is traditionally passed from generation to generation, with talented family members developing and fostering their own special styles along the way. No two artists and no two Oaxacan wood carvings are ever exactly alike.
- Original Artist Title: "Mono con Tambor".
- This figure's tail is detachable.