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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Art in the Spanish American Home 1492-1898

Behind Closed Doors( )
Editor: Aste, Richard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Monacelli Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
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A critical contribution to the burgeoning field of Spanish colonial art, Behind Closed Doors reveals how art and luxury goods together signaled the identity and status of Spanish Americans struggling to claim their place in a fluid New World hierarchy. By the early sixteenth century, the Spanish practice of defining status through conspicuous consumption and domestic display was established in the Americas by Spaniards who had made the transatlantic crossing in...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.85 x 11.3 x 1.04 Inches
Book Weight:3.46 Pounds

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