The Three Cultures Screen. From New Spain to the Second Empire

The Three Cultures Screen. From New Spain to the Second Empire

In the colonial Mexico, the folding screens were considered luxury objects and a place of experimentation for secular painting: between the XVII and XVIII century began the production of a series of screens dedicated to the representation of the Conquest of Tenochtitlan. The article explores the his...

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Journal Title: Quiroga. Revista de Patrimonio Iberoamericano
Author: Silvia Pinna
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Source: Quiroga. Revista de Patrimonio Iberoamericano; No 12 (Year 2017).
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Publisher: Universidad de Granada
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Abstract: In the colonial Mexico, the folding screens were considered luxury objects and a place of experimentation for secular painting: between the XVII and XVIII century began the production of a series of screens dedicated to the representation of the Conquest of Tenochtitlan. The article explores the history of a folding screen of the Conquest of the early eighteenth century that become property of Maximilian of Habsburg, emperor of Mexico from 1863 to 1867, and is now located in the collection of Historical Museum of Miramare Castle, Trieste, Italy.
Translated abstract: En el México virreinal los biombos se configuraron como objetos de lujo y lugar de experimentación para la pintura secular y, entre el siglo XVII e XVIII, se produjeron una serie de biombos dedicados a la representación de la Conquista de Tenochtitlan. El artículo explora la historia de un biombo de la Conquista de comienzos del siglo XVIII que terminó como propiedad de Maximiliano de Habsburgo, emperador de México desde 1863 hasta 1867, y ahora se encuentra en la colección del Museo Histórico del Castillo de Miramar, Trieste, Italia.