Painting depicting Virgin Mary Mother of Sorrows, an oil on board from the 18th-century Spanish School and truly original. This superb painting, small in size, is a very antique piece nearly 300 years old. The image stands out for its religious intensity and powerful expression, painted in a sober color array enhanced by bright red touches. The oil depicts Virgin Mary Mother of Sorrows, a classic image of the Seven Sorrows experienced by Our Lady during the life of Jesus, her Son. Some of these Sorrows are depicted with their traditional symbols: the Sword which trespass Marys soul, the Sacred Heart, the instruments used to torture Jesus Christ, the Crosses in the Calvary Together with the painful figure and the cherub heads at the top, they make up a mystic, mysterious and passionate scene. Virgin Mary stands in the center of the board, whose vertical design emphasizes its spirituality. Her face shows a serene pain, with tearful eyes which look upwards. The landscape is bleak and stormy, with clouds and darkness: a clear symbol of Our Ladys grief. The oil is framed by a gorgeous carved and water-gilt molding which elevates even more the level of the piece. This image of Virgin Mary Mother of Sorrows painted in oil on board (Spanish School) is a valuable piece for its ancient age, its pictorial quality and its symbolic power. Dimensions: Oil on Board (without Frame): Width: 6.42 in / 16.3 cm. Height: 9.45 in / 24 cm. With Frame: Width: 10.24 in / 26 cm. Height: 13.19 in / 33.5 cm. "IMPORTANT: In order to export antique artwork outside of Spain, it is necessary to apply for a special art export permit that is processed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. These permits can take between 2 and 6 weeks, after which time it can be exported as antique artwork. Keep this in mind when purchasing."