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Author Katzew, Ilona.

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

Publication Info. New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  757 K19C    Check Shelf
Description vii, 242 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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 0300109717 paperback
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