Posted 23 August, 2013 by MCD in Heritage

Holy Trinity

Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 6 June 2001

Place of Theft: private residence in Guatemala City.

Object Type: Religious Painting

Material: Oil, Canvas, wood

Technique: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 106 x 83.5

Title: Holy Trinity

Topic: Religious. Young man hugging old man holding a cross and a blue sphere. Above a bird in front of a heart-nine heads of children.

Period : Hispanic, eighteenth century.

Author: Anonymous.

Register: ——

DESCRIPTION: Painting vertical rectangular format which represents the Holy Trinity. The characters are placed in the traditional way; left Jesus, red robe and blue cloak; presents the crucifixion wounds including the side and embrace a cross. On the right side is God the Father with white robe and yellow layer. Holds an orb and like the Son has his right hand in the act of giving blessing. Top with a heart background will stand him Holy Spirit. The upper corners are two cherubs on each side. Down six cherubim more. The work retains the original colors. The framework joinery work (scallop shells and acanthus fronds).

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

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 42




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