Clara Bargellini
Bargellini, Clara
Bargellini, Clara
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Description: The Arts in Latin America, 1492–1820
As he advanced toward Tenochtitlan (today’s Mexico City) in 1519, Hernán Cortés replaced native “idols” with crosses and images of the Virgin Mary.Toussaint 1965, p. 14. His actions demonstrate that Cortés conceived the relationship between images and power to be fundamental, and that they...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.322-334