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Unformatted text preview: Making Art in Colonial Mexico, ca. 15501715 Making Art in Colonial Mexico, ca. 15501715 Importance of religious art Church most important patron Religious themes dominate all works, even when sponsored by individuals Religion most important aspect of public, private, and civic life Geography: urban centers (Mexico City and Puebla) Church of San Bernardino (Xochimilco, Mexico): (l) Main retable, incl. work by Baltasar de Echave Orio (r) Retable in side chapel Imported European art Imported European artists Local artists, development of varied traditions native to New Spain Making Art in Colonial Mexico, ca. 15501715 Imported European art Imported European artists Local artists, development of varied traditions native to New Spain Making Art in Colonial Mexico, ca. 15501715 Paintings Flanders: coloring, brushwork Spain Italy: composition, drawing, disegno At times by commission Prints: woodcuts and engravings, esp. northern European, e.g. Peter Paul Rubens Architectural treatises and building manuals: classical authors (Vitruvius) and Italian theorists (Serlio) Sculpture: less frequently Imported European Art in 16th- and 17th-Century Mexico Imported European art Imported European artists Local artists, development of varied traditions native to New Spain Making Art in Colonial Mexico, ca. 15501715 European Artists in New Spain, 16th century Simn Pereyns (Flemish) (in NS 15661589) Baltasar de Echave Orio (Spanish) (in NS 15821623) Simn Pereyns (Flemish, in NS 15661589), Saint Christopher, late 16th century, oil on canvas, Metropolitan Cathedral, Mexico City Simn Pereyns, main altarpiece, Franciscan church of San Miguel, ca. 15401570, Huejotzingo (Puebla, Mexico) Franciscan church of San Miguel, Huejotzingo (Puebla, Mexico), mid 16th century Franciscan church of San Miguel, Huejotzingo, Mexico, mid 16th century (l) portera and posa chapel (r) portera arches and column tequitqui Mural: The twelve, Franciscan monastery of San Miguel, Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico, mid 16th century Simn Pereyns, main altarpiece, Franciscan church of San Miguel, ca. 15401570, Huejotzingo (Puebla, Mexico) Baltasar de Echave Orio (in New Spain 15821623), The Virgin of Guadalupe , Mexico, 1606, oil on canvas Church of San Bernardino (Xochimilco, Mexico), main altarpiece, incl. work by Baltasar de Echave Orio (in New Spain 15821623)...
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