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Casta Painting: Images of Race in Eighteenth-Century Mexico

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The pictorial genre known as casta painting is one of the most compelling forms of artistic expression from colonial Mexico. Created as sets of consecutive images, the works portray racial mixing among the main groups that inhabited the colony: Indians, Spaniards, and Africans. In this beautifully illustrated book, Ilona Katzew places casta paintings in their social and hi ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published April 10th 2004 by Yale University Press
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