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Lot 440

Spanish Colonial School Devotional Painting

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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(late 17th/early 18th century)

The Loving, Suffering Christ, with text contrasting the love of God with the work of hatred, unsigned, oil on canvas with wood panel, 18-1/2 x 11-3/4 in.; 19th century gilt wood and composition diaper pattern frame, 23 x 16-1/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of Ronald M. Lambe, Asheville, North Carolina

Note: Inscription: A Jesus el amor y odio lo arrojan en el Cedron el odio pudo acabarse mas nunca pudo el amor/El odio fue obra del hombre el amor fue obra de Dios....diera aconocer su autor/No los Rios de Yngratitudes ni los mares sel Dolor Sutocaran [?] el y ncendio de ese amante Corazon/que ymporia, que Caudaloso sea el y mpetu del Cedron sus Aguas no son' Capaces de apagar aquel Ardor/Portanto Alma Religiosa llega alivia a tu senor que es mui justa ...pagues amor, con amor.

Rough translation: To Jesus, love and hatred are thrown into the Cedron, hatred could end but love never could/Hatred was the work of man, love was the work of God ... let the author know/Not the rivers of ingratitude nor the seas of pain will Succeed the and fire of that loving heart./that and why, that mighty be the and impetus of the Cedron its waters are not capable of quenching that Burning/Therefore, Religious Soul comes, relieves your Lord who is very fair ... pay love, with love


original strainer with some pest damage and lacking central horizontal support, wood panel with pest damage recto, craquelure, crackle, flaking, surface dirt; frame with losses to composition