A group of beautifully painted antique Mexican Retablos
(Lot 191-206) brings the auction into a slightly more modern era, along with a pair of Civil War bayonets (Lot 194;198).
The exterior is captivating, but make sure to see the retablos
, or devotional paintings, inside.
The church in Maca, which was turned over to the community in its restored state in 2006, is one of the most important in the valley, Cavero says, because it is the only one that still has all of its elaborately carved wooden altarpieces, or retablos
Indeed, the absence of even partial retablos
or relief panels--another fundamental product of Golden Age sculptors--is the only shortcoming in this otherwise spectacularly conceived exhibition.
Her three-dimensional pieces contain charms, beads, jewelry and layered frames that have been inspired by retablos
In conjunction with The Madonna as Muse, SAMFA will open Time of Remembrance which draws on the museum's collection of Colonial Mexican religious artifacts, santos, and retablos
The collection of Janis and Dennis Lyon here receive public inspection for the first time under one cover, providing an excellent catalog of one of the finest collections of retablos
in the world, and making for a top recommendation not only for art libraries, but for religious holdings as well.
Though designed in the style of 18th-century Spanish altar pieces, the retablos
were created in 2002 and 2003 by Leonardo Soto Recendiz, a renowned Mexican artist who had done the retablo
in the Cathedral of Mexico City.
LANCASTER -- Peruvian artist Claudio Jimenez Quispe will exhibit his collection of handcrafted retablos
beginning Monday at Antelope Valley College's Art Gallery.
66) While Spanish religious art has always been regarded as traditional and conventional, its conventions have now been well examined: retablos
, visionary devotional images in painting and sculpture, and liturgical manuscripts in Toledo, as well as general art production.
If youOre still in the mood for some sightseeing, end the afternoon at the church of Notre Dame de la Couture (Place Aristide Briand), with its attractive 14th Century facade and an interior collection of retablos
My inspiration for this lesson for my fifth and sixth grade students came from an article on Peruvian-style retablos
in the December 1998 issue of SchoolArts.