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.…

Cabeza de Cristo (Version 2)
Cabeza de Cristo by anonymous (Trujillo, 17th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Rosa Ana Langerano in April 2018.

Oratorio (space)
Small oratory about 6 m wide by 4 m deep and 5 m high, with a sloping wooden roof from which hangs an antique lamp. It contains sacred pieces and 18th century furniture. It has an elaborate polychromatic altarpiece and friar armchairs of the Colonial era.


Virgen Immaculada Concepción
Pavilo hair, glued and plastered fabric, Church of Caraballeda. Crown of Francisco Landaeta, piece of gilded silver and doublets. It was the titular image of the church of Caraballeda acquired in 1952. Figure in the Expo of the MBA in 1956. Donation Carlo…


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.

Atril
Carved wood lectern with vegetable, geometric and scroll work decorations.


Imagen de la Virgen de El Carmen
This "imagen de vestir" (a type of processional sculpture intended to be clothed) represents "Our Virgin of Mount Carmel". It is made of polychrome wood. The Virgin holds Baby Jesus on her lap. Jesus's right-hand holds a scapular in a delicate gesture. The…



Niño Jesús Statuette (I)
Niño Jesús, artist unknown (late 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Consuelo Andara in April 2018.



San Miguel Arcángel (I)
Saint Michael the Archangel sculpture made of carved cedar wood. Full body. The right arm is extended and holds a flaming sword. The hand of the other arm holds a balance scale. The right foot rests on the demon, which face looks to the right. The piece wears…

Relicario. Santa Barábara - Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria
Oval reliquary featuring the image of Saint Barbara, with tower and palm in her hands.

Aureola para Santo Pequeño
A circular piece in openwork metal which is chiseled and embossed. In the center vegetables within a circle around beams joined by a wavy hoop. This type of object was placed on the head of the wooden sculptures intended to be clothed.

Custodia
Work made in embossed metal, chiseled and gilded. Circular base decorated with carved plant motifs. A carved column that culminates with two heads of angels on which is a ring with rays representing the sun. In the end, it ends with a cross.

Tsukubai Sensō-ji
Tsukubai (Purification Wash Basin) at Senso-ji Temple Tsukubai Senso-ji Sensoji (浅草寺, Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. The legend says that in the…



San Miguel Arcángel (II)
Saint Michael the Archangel sculpture made of carved cedar wood. The right arm carries a flaming sword while the other arm is holding a shield. The right foot is crushing the demon. This is a full body piece dressed in a Roman warrior costume. It has a square…

The Goddess Sekhmet (with cameras)
Sekhmet statues are a depiction of the goddess Sekhmet showing her lioness features from head to toe. The statues feature the fierce eye of the sun god Ra and its jaw structure the goddess is known for. The goddess has violent characteristics that can cause…

Mural al Fresco, Capilla Universitaria
Francisco Narvaez fresco mural painting with a crucifixion and Ascension scene for the Hospital Chapel.

Virgen del Carmen
Virgen del Carmen, anonymous artist (1777). Located at Quinta de Anauco Colonial Art Museum in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Félíx León in April 2018.

Habitación de Parada (Wall)
Habitación de Parada. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Javier Ramírez in May 2018.

Niño Jesús de una Virgen de La Candelaria
Niño Jesús, artist unknown (late 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Consuelo Andara in April 2018.

Santa Apolonia
This half-length frontal representation of the martyred saint was painted in oil on wood by one of the most important artists of this period. The image is presented dressed in a costume of the eighteenth century and in his hands his attributes (a palm and…

Gruta Virgen de El Carmen
The “Virgen del Carmen” Grotto is a niche built with river stones, concrete, and adobe by the people of El Calvario town. This construction is part of the Maria May School facade. The grotto, shaped as an arch, has a wood frontispiece. The sculptures' niche…