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Author Katzew, Ilona
Title Casta painting : images of race in eighteenth-century Mexico / Ilona Katzew
Imprint New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, c2004
book jacket
 Modern History Library  757.0972 K19    AVAILABLE    30550100508256
Descript 242 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Note Lib has: 2005 second printing. MH
Includes bibliographical references and index
Painters and paintings: a visual tradition and its historiography -- "A marvelous variety of colors"?: racial ideology and the sistema de Castas -- Rise of Casta painting: exoticism and Creole pride, 1711-1760 -- Changing perspectives: Casta painting in the era of the Bourbon reforms, 1760-1790 -- Theater of marvels: Casta paintings in the textual microcosmos -- Concluding remarks: a genre with many meanings
Subject Casta painting
Racially mixed people in art
Miscegenation in art
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
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