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Art History


Spanish Colonial painting was produced in the colonies of the Spanish Empire between the 16th and 19th centuries. As the paired images below show, Spanish Colonial paintings bear more than a passing resemblance to earlier European engravings.

 
 
Engraving
          
Painting
Wierix, St. Michael, 16th
century.

Lima School, St. Michael, 18th
century.

This is because European prints of the Mannerist and Baroque eras crossed the Atlantic and served as models for Spanish Colonial paintings. The following online project traces the effect of these engravings on Spanish Colonial Art: Engraved Sources of Spanish Colonial Painting

 


Here are some of Almerindo's publications in this area:
  • Ojeda, Almerindo (2009) "El grabado europeo como fuente del arte colonial: Estado de la cuestión". In Michaud, Cécile et al. (Eds.) De Amberes al Cusco. El grabado europeo como fuente del arte virreinal. Lima, Colección Barbosa-Stern, pp. 15-21. [Current Version]
  • Ojeda, Almerindo (2009) "Bibliografía". In Michaud, Cécile et al. (Eds.) De Amberes al Cusco. El grabado europeo como fuente del arte virreinal. Lima, Colección Barbosa-Stern, pp. 84-91. [Current Version]