Although Holy Week is important in most of the cities in our country, in Andalusia is lived in a special way. In particular, Seville has some of the best works of art and the whole city changes its atmosphere for this celebration.We’re going to show you three of the most significant brotherhoods “cofradías” and floats, “pasos” in Sevilla. All of them are performed in the streets in ‘La Madrugá’, the night between Holy Thursday and Holy Friday.
-‘La Esperanza de Triana’ (Virgin of Hope of Triana)
The brotherhood of ‘Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza’ was founded in 1418 by ceramists. The iconography of the sculpture was made in 1819 by the religious image maker Juan Astorga. It is part of the romanticism religious imagery and the float is standout because of its special iconographic gallery about the Virgin. On 1991 was granted a canonical coronation.
-‘El Gran Poder’ (Jesuchrist of Great Power)
The brotherhood of ‘Nuestro Padre Jesús del Gran Poder’ was founded in 1431. This masterpiece was made by the religious image maker Juan de Mesa in 1620 and it belongs to the realism of Sevilla. One of the characteristics of the wooden sculpture is that has a measure of 1,81 cm, like it was a real human.
-‘La Esperanza Macarena’ (Virgin of Hope of Macarena)
The brotherhood of ‘María Santísima de la Esperanza Macarena’ was founded in 1595. It is difficult to know when the sculpture has been made, between 1624 and 1750. It is thought Luisa Roldán is the religious image maker and it belongs to the baroque realism. It was granted a canonical coronation on 1964.
From left to right: 'Esperanza de Triana', 'Gran Poder', 'La Esperanza Macarena'
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