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Antique Immaculate Virgin Ex Voto | Colonial Mexico

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Antique Immaculate Virgin Ex Voto | Colonial Mexico

14" h x 18.5" L




Since ex-votos usually tell a story, they almost always bear a text that recounts the event and often locates and dates it as well. This beautiful piece was painted on December 25, 1895 in Mexico. 

The bottom left reads - "Lady Mrs. Juana Rosa, imploring God's health in intercession of parishioner Immaculate Virgen Rosario, so the Lord can give what is beneficial." 

Because an ex-voto is not based on something copied, the artist could give free rein to his creativity. This piece has a few mends on the back of the canvas and a small purely cosmetic crack on the front corner. 

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