Allegory of the Holy Sacrament

About 1690

Object

Artist

Juan Correa, Mexican, c. 1645-1716
Born: Mexico City, Mexico
Work Locations: Mexico

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Currently on view
Object ID: 2015.570

Medium/Technique

Oil on canvas

Credit

Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer

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Dimensions

image height: 64 1/2 in, 163.8300 cm; image width: 41 5/8 in, 105.7275 cm; frame height: 83 7/8 in, 213.0425 cm; frame width: 51 1/4 in, 130.1750 cm; frame depth: 2 1/2 in, 6.3500 cm

Department

New World

Collection

New World-Spanish Colonial

Known Provenance

Purchased 1940s or 1950s by Jeanne Wyant and her husband, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, from Raymundo Morales, Lagunilla, Mexico City, Mexico; purchased 1982 from Jeanne Wyant (with the assistance of Clarence Huff, Denver, CO) by Frederick and Jan Mayer, Denver, CO; loaned 8 May 1989 from Frederick and Jan Mayer to the Denver Art Museum; exhibited "El Corazon Sagrante / The Bleeding Heart," The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, October 1991-January 1992; exhibited "The Body of Christ in the Art of Europe and New Spain, 1150-1800," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, December 1997-April 1998.