Virgin, Saints and Angels
South American Paintings from 1600-1825 from the Thoma Collection
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Virgin, Saints and Angels by Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt
Book DescriptionThere is astonishingly little literature in English on painting in the Viceroyalty of Peru. Published in association with the Cantor Center for Visual Arts, this exhibition catalogue explores a little known aspect of the history of art that is increasingly appreciated for its energy and originality.Although the initial impetus for paintings in South America was provided by artists who came from Europe, they were soon outnumbered by natives who become proficient in decorating churches and public buildings. The 56 paintings--never previously published--in the Thoma Collection offer an accurate and compelling survey of the diverse schools of painting that developed in the vast regions of the Viceroyalty which yielded the present day countries of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.Exhibition schedule: Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University September 20-December 31, 2006
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788876246135
(280mm x 240mm x 24mm)
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: Italy
Books By Author Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt
Painting the Divine, Hardback (July 2014)
This book explores New World images of the Virgin Mary that portray some of the events in her life, as well as examples of apparitions unique to various locales in the Americas.
Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820, Hardback (September 2006)» View all books by Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt
By the end of the sixteenth century, Europe, Africa, and Asia were connected to North and South America via a vast network of complex trade routes. This book explores the history of the confluence of styles, materials, and techniques among Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas through the end of the colonial era.
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