ex voto


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ex voto

(ɛks ˈvəʊtəʊ)
adv, adj
in accordance with a vow
n
an offering made in fulfilment of a vow

ex voto

A Latin phrase meaning from a vow, used to describe something done in accordance with a vow, or to mean a votive object.
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The stars of the show include a delightful set of knives with musical notation on the blades, enabling the diners to sing the grace and benediction in four parts; a charmingly squat maiolica Madonna with a lemon-pip breast, feeding an ungainly Child; Fra Angelico's exquisite pen and ink Dead Christ; a fragment of a late 16th century ivory Christ Crucified; and wall of ex voto images of miraculous recoveries and escapes from danger.
Museo degli ex voto del santuario di Madonna dell'Arco, Naples
Avvalendosi di una vasta mole di documenti (lettere private, brani autobiografici, testi di predicazione, tavolette di ex voto, atti, scritte murali ecc.
Carla Faesler es asimismo autora de cuatro libros de poesia: Catabisis ex voto, Anabasis maqueta (Premio Nacional de Literatura Gilberto Owen 2002), No tu, sino la piedra y Rios sagrados que la herejia navega.
Quite an unusual sight at the back of the Nossa Sen-hora do Rosario parish church are strange wax models of children and limbs hanging up as ex voto offerings for fertility and to cure ailments.
The partnership yielded Operation Ex Voto, in which they attempted to transplant a chapel from Vira, a village in Ticino, to Iraq.
Mormando concluded that the work was an ex voto, even though there are no overt signs of plague in the painting.
SCENT-SATIONAL Candles add a touch of luxury to bath-time and we really like this Ex Voto Paris Privacy bergamot-scented version, pounds 24.
By contrast Klein's later work (such as the Ex Voto, exhibited here for the first time; Fig.
Quite an unusual sight at the back of the Nossa Senhora do Rosario parish church are strange wax models of children and limbs hanging up as ex voto offerings for fertility and to cure ailments.
Un dia cayo en sus manos un ex voto antiguo dedicado a la virgen de Guadalupe que le desperto la nostalgia y pago una pequena fortuna por el.
Las obras, entre las cuales hay litografias, textiles, ceramicas, libros, ex votos, dibujos, se dividen en seis nucleos tematicos: El paisaje natural y el caracter mexicano 1909-1920; El nacionalismo cultural y las artes plasticas, 1920-1930; El Metodo de dibujo mexicano, 1917-1924; Best Maugard y el cine, 1931-1937; El rostro y la mirada, 1951-1964; y al final una galeria de caricaturas hechas por Miguel Covarrubias, Carlos Orozco Romero, y Freyre.