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Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820

by Luisa Elena Alcala, Jonathan Brown, Jaime Cuadriello and Eduardo de Jesus Douglas

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Pub Date: 2015
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 477 pp.
Size: 9.25 x 12.00 inches

ISBN: 9780300191011
TB Code: 1705184
Availability: 214 in stock

Painting in Latin America, 1550–1820: From Conquest to Independence surveys the diverse styles, subjects, and iconography of painting in Latin America between the 16th and 19th centuries. While European art forms were widely disseminated, copied, and adapted throughout Latin America, colonial painting is not a derivative extension of Europe. The ongoing debate over what to call it—mestizo, hybrid, creole, indo-hispanic, tequitqui—testifies to a fundamental yet unresolved question of identity.