SACRED HEART OF MARY~ RARE OLD OLEOGRAPH PERU PAINTING
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Superb Cusco School Old Oleograph Painting On Canvas - 1940's
SUPER RARE ITEM ! EXQUISITE QUALITY
PRODUCT INFORMATION Description This unique oleograph painting has just arrived from a collection from Cusco/Peru. Dated circa the 40s, this is a very rare piece of art, we just have a few of this oleographs to offer. Each Oleograph is a master-piece in its own right and has been carefully handfinished. It has to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. This remarkable item will make a valuable and rare asset to any art/religious collection. It captures all the colour, texture and character of the Cusco School of Arts and has and extraordinary craquele effect. An exhibition of the utmost beauty, singularity and rarity.
A unique depiction of the Virgin Mary. The sacred heart burns in Mary's chest. Devotion to the sacred heart started in 11th century monasteries.
Look at the exquisite facial features and the light in her eyes, just simply beautiful.
An image of religious devotion, the artist used Gold Leaf (Purpurina) to accentuate finishing touches on this magnificent 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