La Virgen de Pomata by Alan
Attributed to Juan Tupu Chili
Peruvian, 18th century
The Virgin of Pomata, ca. 1725
Oil on canvas
Bequ est of Elvin A. Duerst, 2010.25.9
This painting depicts the miracle-working statue of the Virgin and Child in the Peruvian town of Pomata on
he shore of Lake Titicaca.
The statue is immediately
recognizable from the feathers that spring from the crowns.
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