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Author Katzew, Ilona.

Title Casta painting : images of race in eighteenth-century Mexico / Ilona Katzew.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    757.0972 KAT    Available
Description 242 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index.
Contents Painters and paintings: a visual tradition and its historiography -- "A marvelous variety of colors?": racial ideology and the Sistema de Castas -- The rise of Casta painting: exoticism and Creole pride, 1711-1760 -- Changing perspectives: Casta painting in the era of the Bourbon reforms, 1760-1790 -- The theater of marvels: Casta paintings in the textual microcosmos.
Subject Casta painting.
Racially mixed people in art.
Miscegenation in art.
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
ISBN 0300102410 (alk. paper)

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