Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Virgen de Altagracia (Higuey, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)

Virgen de Altagracia (Higuey, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic) , 16th cent. - January 21

In the early 1500s, Spanish gentlemen Alonso and Antonio de Trexo built haciendas near the new town of Salvaleón de Higüey, on the island of Hispaniola, some 100 miles from Santo Domingo. They brought with them a 13" x 18" painting on linen, called...

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