Posted 23 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Immaculate Conception

Theft Report



Date of Theft: 12 May 2011

Place of Theft: St. Christopher Catholic Church Acasaguastlán. The Progress, Guatemala

Object Type: Religious sculpture

Material: Wood

Dimensions: high 92 cms. width 49 cms.; 31 cms. Background.

Title: Immaculate Conception

Topic: Religious

Time: Hispanic

Period: XVIII Century

Author: Anonymous

Style: Baroque



Polychrome carved wood sculpture depicting the Virgin Mary under her title of the Immaculate Conception. It stands on a pedestal on which were three cherubs (currently presents the soil) which have wooden eyes. The tunic is almost vertical folds appreciate the right knee flexion (observer standpoint) The hands are joined in prayer, slightly shifted toward the right. In the forearm on the same side rests a trailing end of the mantle (absent). On the left decreases cannelloni flowing hair and another on the shoulder is observed at the opposite end. The face retains the original red eyes are glass. On the back presents six cannelloni more, although the quality of the cut is less.


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports.


Register: 2-5-2-14

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 158




3,165 total views, 3 views today