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19th Century Mexican Anima Sola Collection - Souls in Purgatory

A collection of eight late 19th century miniature 'Anima Sola' paintings (Souls in Purgatory). Oil on canvas with original wooden stretchers.



The Anima Sola, for those who are unfamiliar, is a departed ancestral soul awaiting judgement in the flames of purgatory. The Anima Sola (Lonely Soul) may be invoked when a family member or loved one dies in sin or conversely, to send an enemy to a state of temporary suffering or misery in purgatory.



Dimensions: largest measures 4.75 inches x 3.5 inches. Smallest measures 3.75 inches x 2.75 inches.



Condition: overall condition is excellent with only minor paint loss.

A collection of eight late 19th century miniature 'Anima Sola' paintings (Souls in Purgatory). Oil on canvas with original wooden stretchers.



The Anima Sola, for those who are unfamiliar, is a departed ancestral soul awaiting judgement in the flames of purgatory. The Anima Sola (Lonely Soul) may be invoked when a family member or loved one dies in sin or conversely, to send an enemy to a state of temporary suffering or misery in purgatory.



Dimensions: largest measures 4.75 inches x 3.5 inches. Smallest measures 3.75 inches x 2.75 inches.



Condition: overall condition is excellent with only minor paint loss.

19th Century Mexican Anima Sola Collection - Souls in Purgatory

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COUNTRY: Mexico
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 19th Century
MATERIALS: oil on canvas
CONDITION: Scattered paint loss, unrestored, original.
HEIGHT: 4.75 in. (12 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 8
REFERENCE NUMBER: U1003238476457

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