Mexican Folk Retablos: Masterpieces on Tin

Gloria Fraser Giffords

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Title: Mexican Folk Retablos: Masterpieces on Tin


[Mexican] [Religious Folk Paintings] [Spanish] [Colonial] [Catholic] University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona. (1974/Second printing 1979). 160 pages. Illustrated. Cloth. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Bumped, occasional light foxing, light use, dust jacket edge tears, remnant of sticker on lower dust jacket spine, shelf wear, overall good +/very good condition. Good working reference copy. - - - Retablos are small folk art paintings of religious images on sheets of tin. Ex-votos are paintings hung in Catholic churches to commemorate the recovery of the donor from illness or other serious event. Both are characteristic of the Spanish and Mexican culture of the New World. - - - Important resource on Spanish Colonial art. - - - The author is the mother of former Arizona state Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Bookseller Inventory # 000805

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