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Retablos are religious figures painted on wood, tin and this one is on copper  ..Spanish Colonial Copper Retablo

Retablos are religious figures painted on wood, tin and this one is on copper ..Spanish Colonial Copper Retablo

Following the Spanish conquest in the 16th century, the Spanish Colonial era, based from European-style furniture, was introduced. "X-frame chair similar to the Renaissance sedia, trestle tables, beds, and chests" were recreated (shown above). In Latin America during this time, both Baroque and Renaissance styles were popular, but were "centered on religious imagery, the building of churches," and an official aesthetic of "Baroque New Spain" included "paintings, interiors, and furniture."

Following the Spanish conquest in the 16th century, the Spanish Colonial era, based from European-style furniture, was introduced. "X-frame chair similar to the Renaissance sedia, trestle tables, beds, and chests" were recreated (shown above). In Latin America during this time, both Baroque and Renaissance styles were popular, but were "centered on religious imagery, the building of churches," and an official aesthetic of "Baroque New Spain" included "paintings, interiors, and furniture."

isamizdat:    mirabile—-visu:    Our Lady of Cocharcas, Virgin with Indian Worshipers.  source: letmypeopleshow

isamizdat: mirabile—-visu: Our Lady of Cocharcas, Virgin with Indian Worshipers. source: letmypeopleshow

Mano Poderosa (The All-Powerful Hand), or Las Cinco Personas (The Five Persons) - Mexican

Mano Poderosa (The All-Powerful Hand), or Las Cinco Personas (The Five Persons) : Mexican : Free Download & Streaming

Mano Poderosa (The All-Powerful Hand), or Las Cinco Personas (The Five Persons) - Mexican

Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) - 1917 Woman with Guitar (Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Blanchard, Maria (1881-1932) - 1917 Woman with Guitar (Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Folk Art Mixed Media painting of The Sacred Heart

Folk Art Mixed Media painting of The Sacred Heart - by Constanza (peregrine blue)

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