Artist Fray Eugenio Guitierrez de Torices, Spanish, 1653 - 1709
  • Tota Pulcra (Immaculate Conception)
Date 1690
Medium colored wax, wire, glass, gold leaf, wood, painted wooden box, painted and gilded wooden frame
Dimensions Overall: 14 × 11 3/8 × 3 3/4 inches (35.6 × 28.9 × 9.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Coll & Cortés LTD.
Accession Number 2014.40
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on strip of paper, inside the case, lower right corner: Fr. Eugeo ft. 1690

Inscriptions Inscribed, in ink, on a paper label, box verso: Fr. Eugenius Gutierrez de Torices ordinis Ba Ma de Mercedes Redemptionis captiviorum in suo segobiensi monasteri fat

Gonzalo Moro;
(Coll & Cortés LTD. Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain);
2014-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Avery, Victoria, Melissa Calaresu and Mary Lavens, eds. Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Exh. cat., the Fitzwilliam Museum. Cambridge, 2015, p. 253, cat. no. 261, fig. 282.

Darr, Alan Phipps, Yao-Fen You, and Megan Reddicks. “Recent Acquisitions (2007–15) of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts.” The Burlington Magazine 158 (June 2016): 501–512, p. 505 (ill.).