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Canción sobre la pena de daño (detail of Hell)

Canción sobre la pena de daño (detail of Hell)

5508B
Artist
Tadeo Escalante (attr.)
Title
Canción sobre la pena de daño (detail of Hell)
Date
Early 19th century
Medium
Fresco on dry plaster (Pintura mural al temple seco sobre pared de adobe)
Location
Templo de San Juan Bautista, Huaro, Cusco, Perú.
Photo Source
Proyecto Patrimonio Virtual, Departamento de Ciencias e Ingeniería, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Correspondence Credit
Almerindo Ojeda
Note
This inscription is more closely related to the corresponding inscription in the Alma de un condenado en el infierno at the Convento de la Merced del Cusco (PESSCA 5501B) than either one is to the published poem (PESSCA 5501A). Thus, like the inscription in the Mercedarian painting (and unlike the published poem), this inscription has AQUESTE (rather than AQUELLAS) in the seventh verse. Furthermore, the inscription bears the same position in the Huaro painting as it does in the Mercedarian painting (below the image and first from the left). And similar points can be made about three of the other four inscriptions in the Huaro painting vis-à-vis its Mercedarian counterpart.
Item
5508B
Correspondences
Archive: 5501A/5508B
Archive: 5501A/5508B
Archive: 5501A/5508B