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Mexican School, 18th Century

The Coronation of the Virgin with the Holy Trinity

oil on canvas
30 x 25in. (76.2 x 63.5cm.)

Lot Essay

The image of the Trinity personified ('muy repetida en toda la iconografia americana a pesar de la prohibición expreseda por el Papa Benedicto XIV por medio una bula.' M.C. Garcia Saiz, La Pintura Colonial en el Museo de America (I): La Escuela Mexicana, Madrid, 1980, p. 98) derives from works by Miguel Cabrera and Miguel de Herrera. For similar eighteenth century compositions by Jose de Paez see M.C. Garcia, loc. cit., no. 32 and by Jose Ibarra, Christie's New York, 17 November 1994, lot 118
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