This is a fantastic religious painting from Peru. The Blessed Virgin Mary is shown holding a young Christ in one arm. Both figures are dressed in elaborate Spanish colonial-era gowns with magnificent fine detailing. The colors are muted reds and greens with bright metallic gold highlights.
The frame is handmade plaster and painted with colors that accentuate the art.
The Cusco School (also spelled Cuzco) was a regional art form developed in Cusco, Peru. It was specifically Catholic and flourished in the Spanish colonial era. The style saw a resurgence during the early to mid 20th century.
The age of this piece is unknown. It is possibly a very old painting with the canvas reset in a more recent frame.
Condition: There are a few chips in the painted frame. Please See Pictures.
This is a beautiful vintage devotional wall plaque. The Blessed Virgin Mother is shown holding a young Christ in her arms. Our Lady is holding Jesus in both hands with a bouquet of roses in the crook of her arm. So Sweet.
This is a magnificent vintage religious devotional. It is a sculpted image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding an infant Christ in her arms. Our Lady is wearing voluminous medieval style robes with a shorter veil over long hair. Christ Jesus is shown holding a dove in one hand, representing the Holy Spirit, and a loaf of bread in the other, representing the Holy Eucharist.
This piece has a matt finish with green patina highlighting the details. The reverse is painted gold and there are two holes to allow mounting.
This is a fantastic vintage piece of devotional art. It is a sculpture of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a toddler Jesus on her lap. Our Lady is sitting comfortably in a chair hugging Our Lord close. This piece is after the famous 1514 painting “The Madonna della Seggiola” by Raphael.
It is in an oval frame, matted and with convex glass. T
Please Note: Similar pieces are often mistakenly referred to as Meerschaum, but most are made French Pipeclay.
Condition: The original backing has been replaced with cardboard. Please See Pictures