Object of the Month: The Virgin of Pomata with the Christ Child
Explore The Virgin of Pomata with the Christ Child, an 18th-century Peruvian statue painting rendered in the Cuzco School tradition. Join master docent Cindy Moore in conversation to discover how this artwork reflects the cultural convergence of the New World and Old Europe, and how the Virgin is depicted as a carved figure, adorned with ornate garments and pearls imported from Asia.
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Included with Museum Admission
Image credit: Unknown, The Virgin of Pomata with the Christ Child, 18th century, oil on canvas. Gift of Gerry S. Culpepper.