The Virgin of the Assumption

16th or 17th century
Wood, polychrome
Church of the Assumption, Tlacolula, Mexico

The horned moon is elsewhere a hallmark of images of the Immaculate Conception, but the cloud, supporting angels, swirling garments, and praying hands are all features of Assumption images.

More of the Assumption

Photographed at the church by Claire and Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.