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OP TEMPLES OF GOLD, CROWNS OF SILVER: REFLECTIONS OF MAJESTY IN THE VICEREGAL AMERICAS. Barbara von Barghahn et al. Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States and Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1991. 208 pp. with 669 ills. 28 x 22 cm. In English.
A detailed examination of the complex iconography of Latin American Colonial art, documenting the impact of Counter-Reformation theology and Spanish and Portuguese court imagery on indigenous artistic, social and religious traditions from the 1500s to the 1800s. Including hundreds of small illustrations of ecclesiastical and portrait paintings and sculptures by both European and Latin American artists, the catalogue features ten scholarly essays extensively exploring the melding of Iberian, Pre-Columbian and Christian symbolism and aesthetics over the period.
Indexing: Western, Latin America — 1600-1800 — Painting, Sculpture
Plans: 02,04
Worldwide Number: 023056
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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