Our Lady Of Solitude N. S. De La Soledad Wood Carved Santos Signed A Q Cortes For Sale

WOOD CARVED SANTOS / MADE IN MEXICO / RELIGIOUS SCULPTURE / ROMAN CATHOLIC RITE / N. S. DE LA SOLEDAD / THE VIRGIN OF SOLITUDE / OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE / WOOD CARVED MADONNA / SIGNED A CORTES O. / SANTERO / GESSO & GILD DECORATED / HAND PAINTED / HAND CARVED / CIRCA 1940s – 1950s

SIZE : THIS VINTAGE WOOD CARVED SANTOS OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN N. S. DE LA SOLEDAD MEASURES AS FOLLOWS : 9 ½ INCHES TALL OVERALL BY FIGURE ONLY 8 ¼ INCHES TALL BY 6 ¾ INCHES WIDEST ACROSS BY APPROX 1 ½ INCHES DEEP WITH A BASE FOOT PRINT MEASURING 3 INCHES BY 1 ½ INCHES

CONDITION : THIS MEXICAN WOOD CARVING OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE HAS SEVERAL GESSO FLAKES / GESSO & PAINT CHIPS / THE CENTER RAY OF HER HALO THERE IS A WOOD & GESSO CHIP / ON HER CROWN THERE IS GILT WEAR & GESSO CHIP / THERE IS A WOOD & GESSO CHIP ON THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER OF HER PLINTH / THERE IS MINOR WEAR TO THE BLACK INK OR PAINT TITLE OF THE FIGURE ON THE LOWER LEFT OF THE BASE & MINOR WEAR TO THE ARTIST SIGNATURE ON THE SIDE OF THE BASE ( PLEASE VIEW THE IMAGES ) … EXCEPT FOR THESE NOTED ISSUES THIS VINTAGE MEXICAN HAND CARVED WOODEN SANTOS OF OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE IS IN GOOD TO VERY GOOD PRE-OWNED / DISPLAYED AND THEREFORE USED / AND NOW CURRENTLY OFFERED IN COLLECTED CONDITION / THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL OR EXCESSIVE DAMAGES AND NO REPAIRS

THE MEXICAN PEOPLE ARE A VERY RELIGIOUS AND STRONGLY ROMAN CATHOLIC IN THEIR SPIRITUAL BELIEFS / THEIR ART WORKS ESPECIALLY THE SANTOS HAVE BEEN COLLECTED FOR MANY YEARS NOW ( BOTH ANTIQUE CONTEMPORARY & NEW ( MODERN ) ) / IN THE MEXICAN MANNER STEEPED IN THE TRADITIONS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC RITE FROM MEXICO CIRCA 1940s – 1950s WE OFFER THIS CARVED VINTAGE WOOD SANTOS OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY / THIS MEXICAN ROMAN CATHOLIC INSPIRED WOOD CARVING IS ENTITLED N. S. DE LA SOLEDAD ON HER BASE / THE HOLY STATUE IS WOOD CARVED BY HAND / GESSO IS APPLIED / MARVELOUS PAINT COLORS ARE APPLIED OVER THE GESSO WHICH PROVIDES A GOOD SURFACE FOR PAINTING AS WELL AS A MEDIA FACTOR THAT ALLOWS COLORS TO BE BRIGHT & TRUE DURING AND AFTER APPLICATION / THE STATUE IS ENHANCED WITH GILT EMBELLISHMENTS / REAL GOLD LEAF / HER OUTER CLOAK IS BLACK AT THE LOWER SECTION WITH GOLD PLEATING TO THE HEAD VEIL / THE BLACK AREA SUGGESTS GOLD AND RED EMBROIDERED FLORAL VELVET / HER UNDER ROBES ARE RED GIVING THE LOOK OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC STITCHED WITH GOLD & GREEN METALLIC TREADS / THE BACK OF THE WOOD CARVED FIGURE IS UNPAINTED / SHE IS TITLED ON THE LOWER LEFT OF HER PLINTH / BASE / AN ICONIC ROMAN CATHOLIC RITE TRADITIONAL LATIN AMERICAN REPRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN / OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE SIGNED BY THE ARTIST / A. Q. CORTES / SANTERO / SHE IS THE VIRGIN OF SOLEDAD / HER MEMORIAL IS HOLY SATURDAY / THE STORY BEHIND THE SANTOS … ONE DAY DURING THE 17TH CENTURY AN UNATTENDED HEAVILY-LADEN PACK DONKEY STAGGERED INTO OAXACA AND DIED. NO ONE KNEW WHERE IT HAD COME FROM WHO OWNED IT OR WHAT IT CARRIED . WHEN THE PEOPLE EXAMINED HIS PACK THEY FOUND A BEAUTIFUL OF OUR LADY OF SOLITUDE . SHE WORE A CROWN OF DIAMONDS WITH A HUGE DROP PEARL IN THE MIDDLE , AND A BLACK VELVET ROBE WITH SEMI – PRECIOUS STONES . THE PEOPLE DECIDED THAT AS THE DONKEY HAD DIED AT THAT SPOT THEY WOULD BUILD A CHURCH THERE TO HOUSE THE LITTLE STATUE / SHE IS PATRONESS OF MARINERS / OF OAXACA MEXICO AND SAILORS


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