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Architecture and Its Sculpture in Viceregal Mexico
     

Architecture and Its Sculpture in Viceregal Mexico

by Robert J. Mullen
 

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ISBN-10: 0292752105

ISBN-13: 2900292752107

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: University of Texas Press

In a profusely illustrated work, art historian Robert J. Mullen provides an overview of Mexican colonial architecture and its attendant sculpture. Writing both for students and general readers, he places the architecture in its social and economic context, showing buildings in the larger cities closer to European designs, while those in pueblos often included

Overview

In a profusely illustrated work, art historian Robert J. Mullen provides an overview of Mexican colonial architecture and its attendant sculpture. Writing both for students and general readers, he places the architecture in its social and economic context, showing buildings in the larger cities closer to European designs, while those in pueblos often included prehispanic indigenous elements. 172 photos. 20 line drawings. 5 maps. 286 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900292752107
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280

Table of Contents

  • Preface, Conventions, Acknowledgments
  • 1. Overview
  • 2. Urban Beginnings
  • 3. Sixteenth Century: The Formative Era
  • 4. Cathedrals: Symbols of Authority
  • 5. Transitional Phase: From the Static to the Dynamic (Mid-Seventeenth to Mid-Eighteenth Century)
  • 6. The Age of Fulfillment, 1730-1800: Estípites, "Silver" Churches, Santuarios, Residences
  • 7. Frontier Mission Architecture
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index


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