Artistic Creation and Local Identity



Required readings

o   Donahue-Wallace, Kelly. Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America, 1521-1821. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008, pp. 141-163; 200-223.  



Important names & terms

o   Indian, Criollo (Creole), mestizo, mulatto

o   Enconchados

o   Im‡genes de vestir (images to dress)

o   Biombo (byobu)

o   Manila Galleon


Study images

o   Anonymous, Our Lady of Guadalupe of Mexico. Patroness of the New Spain, 18th century

o   Anonymous, Virgin of Guadalupe, 17th century

o   Anonymous, The Virgin Mary of the Cerro Rico of Potos’, 18th century

o   Anonymous, San Crist—bal Parish from the Series of the Procession of Corpus Christi in Cuzco, c. 1680

o   Anonymous, Biombo, 17th century:

o   View of Mexico City

o   The Conquest of Mexico

o   Miguel de Herrera, Portrait of a Lady, 1782

o   Anonymous, Portrait of an Indian Lady, Daughter of a Cacique, 1757

o   JosŽ de Alc’bar, Sor Mar’a Ignacia de la Sangre de Cristo, c. 1777

o   Luis de Mena, Casta Painting, c. 1750

o   Vicente Alb‡n, Distinguished Woman with her Negro Slave, 1783


Additional images

o   Anonymous Nahua painter, The Virgin of Guadalupe, c. 1531

o   Juan Patricio Morlete Ruiz, Virgin of Guadalupe, mid 18th century

o   Anonymous, Don Marcos Chiquathopa, c. 1740-45

o   Anonymous, Arms of the Descendants of Inca Tupa Yupanqui, 1600-1630

o   Anonymous, Genealogy of the Inca Rulers, 18th century

o   Miguel Cabrera, From Spaniard and Black: Mulatto, 1763

o   Miguel Cabrera, From Mestizo and Indian: Coyote, 1763