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Mexican Folk Retablos - Giffords, Gloria Fraser
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First published in 1974, this study of religious paintings on tin--an art that flourished in Mexico in the nineteenth century has never been surpassed. It remains an important resource for folk art scholars and enthusiasts both. This revised edition includes the most current information on the iconography of the saints. The first part of the book is given to an analysis of folk retablo painting. The second part concentrates on iconography and on why certain images of Christ, Mary, and the saints were venerated. The third ...

Mexican Folk Retablos 1992, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM

ISBN-13: 9780826313690

2nd Revised edition

Trade paperback

Mexican Folk Retablos 1992, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826313683

2nd Rev edition