Virgin in Coffin
From the church at
Ejutla, Oaxaca, Mexico
Wood, gesso paint. Lace and satin garments.
Lying on blue satin
quilt and lace pillow, eyes closed as in death. Life size.
We identify this as
la Virgen de la
Asunción: a similar Virgin was so identified in
Paterna, Valencia, Spain).
More Latin American Santos of the