Architecture and Its Sculpture in Viceregal Mexico

Architecture and Its Sculpture in Viceregal Mexico

by Robert J. Mullen
     
 

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A much-needed overview of Mexican colonial architecture and its attendant sculpture.

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A much-needed overview of Mexican colonial architecture and its attendant sculpture.

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Hispanic American Historical Review
"The late Robert J. Mullen has written a reliable, readable, and well-illustrated book that covers, in six chronological chapters, a selection of the major monuments of Mexican colonial architecture during the period from 1521 to independence."
Hispanic American Historical Review - Catherine Wilkinson Zerner
The late Robert J. Mullen has written a reliable, readable, and well-illustrated book that covers, in six chronological chapters, a selection of the major monuments of Mexican colonial architecture during the period from 1521 to independence.
Booknews
Overviews Mexican religious architecture and sculpture during the colonial period (1535-1821) in a social and economic context, for students and general readers, showing how buildings in larger cities remained closer to European designs, while buildings in the pueblos often included prehispanic indigenous elements. Includes many b&w photos and a glossary. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292752108
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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"This book is the first I know that addresses this architecture in one concise, readable volume.... It will be useful to students and travelers or simply people interested in the architecture of Mexico—a vast group."

Meet the Author

The late Robert J. Mullen was Associate Professor of Latin American Art and Architecture at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the author of The Architecture and Sculpture of Oaxaca: 1530s–1980s.

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