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Oil painting by Mark Vallen

Dia de los Muertos
(Day of the Dead)

Mark Vallen 2003
Oil on wood panel 11" x 14"
Private collection

This painting was displayed at the Bakersfield Museum of Art from Sept. 17, 2009 through Nov. 22, 2009, as part of the museum's Day of the Dead exhibition.

The Mexican Day of the Dead observance honors deceased ancestors, and today the occasion is widely celebrated from Mexico to the Southwest of the United States.

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