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.

El Buen Pastor
El Buen Pastor, anonymous artist, unknown time period. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Oscar Uzcátegui 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…

Jarrón Chino de la Dinastía Ming
This container is a jar, made during the Ming Dynasty (1573-1620). It is characterized by being narrow at its ends and thickened at the upper part of the body. Elaborated in white porcelain with decorations of flowers and leaves in cobalt blue. The mouth of…

Calavera
Carlos Zerpa began his Skulls series in New York in 1993. Created with ceramic, jewels, paint, and embedded objects, these skulls are (according to Zerpa) an homage to Mexico.


Orgaje I
Carved in mahogany wood, this artwork by Zulian artist Carlos Romero, “Orgage” (a made-up word with “organic” and “geometric”), uses rounded shapes as an expression of natural life and geometric patterns to portray the analytical side of human beings.

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.

El Estrado (space)
El Estrado. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Manuel Ochoa, Nicolás Serrano, and Nano Baquero in April 2018.

Tiara de San Pedro
Tiara de San Pedro, attributed to Pedro Ignacio Ramos (mid-18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Consuelo Andara in April 2018.

Tocador (Open)
Tocador, artist unknown (Patzcuaro, Michuacán, México, 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Daniel Santos in April 2018.

Catafalco
This cedar wood furniture is carved and gilded, shaped as a funerary bed. Piece rococo style that is characterized by large volutes that occupy most of the space and two masks on the sides. In the header, it has the following inscription: "A devotion of a…

Baulito (III)
Wooden chest with wooden geometric decorations in the shape of diamonds, in three colors of wood. It has three metal hinges and one metal lock.


Tarro de Tabaco (Version 1)
White Pottery with metal lid and decorative flowers, vegetables, geometric and scroll work blue decorations. In the center written "VARINAS".




Pote de Farmacia (II)
Container to store ingredients to prepare medicines. It is cylindrical and narrowed in the center. Decorated in cobalt blue and white with the coat of arms of Castilla and Leon merged with a crown on top; both sides shows plant motifs, in symmetry. These pieces…

Fuente Interna - Quinta de Anauco, Museo de Arte Colonial de Caracas
Fountain (19th century) located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Douglas Segovia 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.




Benches and Garden - Quinta de Anauco
Side garden of the Quinta de Anauco. As the property was a hacienda house, there are outdoor spaces for gathering. It has concrete benches. The house and gardens are typical of the civil architecture of eighteenth-century Venezuela.

Silla de Brazos (II)
Chair No. 2 by Antonio José Limardo (1792). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Manuel Lara and Nathalie Naranjo in April 2018.

Tocador
Tocador, artist unknown (Patzcuaro, Michuacán, México, 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Daniel Santos in April 2018.

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.



Incesario
The object is made of burned metal and openwork. It is a fine piece of jewelry that responds to the neoclassical style by the simplicity of the shape and decoration through carved leaves. Its creator Cayetano Buitrón, was a recognized goldsmith, active in…

Rey Pagano (Version 2)
Adonay Duque is one of the key figures in contemporary Venezuelan painting. His work has been the subject of individual exhibitions in prestigious galleries around the world, in cities such as New York, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Bogotá, Panama and…

San Francisco de Asis
San Francisco de Asís. Unknown artist (late 18th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Manuel Ochoa in April 2018.

Cuna Para Un Niño Jesús
Crib for Baby Jesus by Antonio Mateo de Los Reyes (circa 1755). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Rosa Ana Langerano in April 2018.

Cofre
Cofre/Small chest. Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Rosa Ana Langerano in April 2018.

Cajita
Little box, anonymous artist (late 17th century). Located at the Colonial Art Museum at Anauco House in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo registry by Félíx León in April 2018.

Façades Quinta de Anauco, Museo de Arte Colonial de Caracas (Sections A and C)
Front façade of the Quinta de Anauco with tile roof and garden typical of a colonial country house. It reflects the simplicity and elegance of Venezuelan architecture in the Hispanic period.

Gavetero Escritorio
Wood case used as a writing desk, with a metal hing lock.



Escribanía (Writing Desk)
The delicate decoration of this object indicates that it was laborious and expensive. It represents the daily dynamics of a sector of the colonial society that knew how to write, and that is where its patrimonial value lies. This piece of furniture is part…

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.…

Azulejo de un Pavo (No. b3)
Glazed and painted pottery. It stands out for its colorful look with black borders, typical of Catalan pottery. it is decorated with a turkey in the center and bushes on both sides. The background is gray and blue with three birds on the sky. Back then genre…