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Ex-voto

In New France and later, the ex-voto became very popular. This is a painting or an object of some type that was hung in a church or a site that is venerated following a vow or in memory of a grace that has been granted. It includes three moments: that of the event, which was either experienced or feared, that of the appeal to an intercessor and, finally, that of the fulfilment of a vow. Basically, the ex-voto serves to bear testimony. It includes evidence, prayer and, above all, thanksgiving for the “miracle” obtained.

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Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
1815
1994.2802

Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
Early 19th century
1994.2813

Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
1820
1994.2817

Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
1840
1994.2820

Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
1847
1994.2824

Painting - Ex-voto

Painting - Ex-voto
1847
1994.2825