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The Art of Professing in Bourbon Mexico : Crowned-Nun Portraits and Reform in the Convent / by James M. Córdova.

By: Córdova, James M, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource (289 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780292753167; 0292753160; 0292753152; 9780292753150.Subject(s): Crowned-nun portraits | National characteristics, Mexican, in artAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Art of professing in Bourbon Mexico : crowned-nun portraits and reform in the convent.DDC classification: 757.0972/09033 LOC classification: ND1312.M44 | C67 2013Other classification: ART044000 | HIS025000 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Women's Religious Pathways in New Spain -- Chapter 2. New Spanish Portraiture and Portraits of Nuns -- Chapter 3. Euro-Christian Precedents in the Crowned-Nun Image -- Chapter 4. Indigenous Contributions to Convent Arts and Culture -- Chapter 5. The Profession Portrait in a Time of Crisis -- Chapter 6. Colonial Identity Rhetorics -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: "Offering a pioneering interpretation of the "crowned nun" portrait, this book explores how visual culture contributed to local identity formation in Mexico"-- Provided by publisher.
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ND1312.M44 C67 2013 (Browse shelf) https://ezproxy.uttyler.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7560/753150 Available ocn899045508

"This book is a part of the Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture publication initiative, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Women's Religious Pathways in New Spain -- Chapter 2. New Spanish Portraiture and Portraits of Nuns -- Chapter 3. Euro-Christian Precedents in the Crowned-Nun Image -- Chapter 4. Indigenous Contributions to Convent Arts and Culture -- Chapter 5. The Profession Portrait in a Time of Crisis -- Chapter 6. Colonial Identity Rhetorics -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.

"Offering a pioneering interpretation of the "crowned nun" portrait, this book explores how visual culture contributed to local identity formation in Mexico"-- Provided by publisher.

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