ARCHANGEL MICHAEL- Religious Oil Painting -PERU

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  • Sold Date: Mar 08,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
ARCHANGEL MICHAEL
Fine Cusco School Oil Painting On Canvas
NEW ARRIVAL FROM A GREAT ARTIST ! SUPERB QUALITY
PRODUCT INFORMATION Description This is a brand new arrival to our stock. An artist whose paintings are simply breathtaking has just joined our team of great masters of the Cusco School of Painting. The composition and rich colors of this absolutely remarkable painting have to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. This unique oil will make a valuable and rare asset to any art collection.

This large oil painting on canvas depicts the Archangel Michael. He is one of the seven archangels who stand before the Lord. The Angel of Protection, this powerful being of light, who's name means "Who is Like God," has a purpose to protect as the defender of the light and goodness. Solemn and powerful figure, it was painted with meticulous detail.
Look at the exquisite facial features and the color composition, it is just simply amazing . This remarkable painting has some subtle high-relief details. Purpurina (Gold Leaf) was used to accentuate finishing touches on this magnificent, very hard to find, portrait.
The history of the Peruvian painting has its origins at the colonial era. The Spanish painters who arrived at the Viceroyalty of Peru taught their techniques to the local artists, and they began to shape in its linen cloths its own representations, proposing a new iconographic interpretation of the Peruvian reality. The catholic divinities were adapted to indigenous sensitivity and gave like result an own and singular way that had its maxim expression in the "School of Cusco Painting" ( La Escuela Cusqueña), during centuries XVII and XVIII.

This painting has been done in the style of the works of La Escuela Cusqueña, the history of which is traced to the 17th century. Originally influenced by Spanish and Italian artists, this school was comissioned to paint sacred art in churches and monasteries throughout the Peruvian city of Cusco after the area was devastated by an earthquake in 1650. The collected efforts of numerous artists gradually evolved into a unique yet harmonious and consistent style, devoid of individualism.

Don't miss this opportunity to acquire a great piece of art at an unbelievable price !!
Painting arrives rolled in a tube.
Size 24" length x 16" width Approx. Weight 150 grms Materials Oil on Canvas Suggested Retail Price $ 235.00 Item Code 308
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