Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition

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Nineteenth-century Mexico was a period of unprecedented political turmoil. One result of this instability was that many religious practices moved from the church to the home, and the retablo art form--sacred paintings on tin--flourished. With over 1,700 objects, New Mexico State University holds the largest collection of retablos of any museum in the United States. Eleven eminent Latin Americanists from the U.S. and Mexico have studied this collection and placed it in a broad cultural context. They have looked at the ...

Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition 2001, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826323248

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Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition 2001, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826323255

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