Puro Hispana Jesús Helguera Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.
The Legend of Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl by Jesús Helguera - According to legend, the Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes, visible on a clear day from Mexico City, were once star-crossed human lovers. Popocatepetl is usually represented as a hunky indigenous man carrying or sitting by the side of Iztaccihuatl who, because of the shape of the volcano, looks like she is lying down and is known as La Mujer Dormida.