Nuestra Señora del Tránsito
Nuestra Señora del Transito by José Francisco Rodríguez (late 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Daniel Santos in April 2018.


Pequeña Cruz en Plaza La Cruz (Caracas)
Since the 1970's this wooden cross names the square where is located, Plaza La Cruz. The square is the place for social gatherings in El Calvario. Mr. Santos, a Colombian carpenter neighbor, crafted the cross. Before leaving Venezuela, Mr. Santos gave the…




Virgen del Carmen (with cameras)
This small sculpture intended to be clothed, carved in cedar, is a sample of the religious devotion in domestic life during the Colonial period. The piece was covered with stucco and painted in the upper part of the body. Clothes were manufactured fabric.…

Estatua de San Jose
San Jose statue. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photographed in 2018 by Rosa Ana Langerano.

Nicho Para Niño Jesús
Wood carved, sgraffito and gilded. The piece has a parallelepiped shape, on 4 carved legs. Four faces are glass, the front face is carved with stylized vegetables simulating a column. The lateral faces are sgraffito as well the back cover on its inner side…

Bandeja para Vinajera
Metal tray embossed and hammered. The piece is highlighted by the lobed edges and inside is concave. Decorated with vegetables in relief in the center and edges. This piece is a sample of the aesthetic changes in Europe, which moved to America.