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…

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.


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.…

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 (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…