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Christ Child of Huanca

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Description: The Arts in Latin America, 1492–1820
In 1535 the young Felipe de Guevara accompanied Carlos V on his successful campaign to recapture Tunis from the Turks, an event that was financed by the ransom of the Inca sovereign Atahualpa. Guevara also traveled with and observed the Flemish artist Jan de Vermeyn, who recorded visually the entire expedition so that it might be turned into the greatest tapestries of the Spanish royal...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.11-22