Though Enrique Alférez lived in New Orleans from the time of his first commission in the city in 1930 until his death at age 98 in 1999, he was born in northern Mexico and famously traveled with his native country's revolutionary icon, Poncho Villa, depicted in the sculpture shown here, entitled "Villa." Alférez enlisted to serve in Villa's revolutionary forces at the age of 12.
|Courtesy of||Collection of Dr. Tlaloc Alferez|
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