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Author Wunder, Amanda Jaye, 1972- author

Title Baroque Seville : sacred art in a century of crisis / Amanda Wunder
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 209 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps, plans
Contents The art of disillusionment : the patronage of Mateo Vázquez de Leca -- The piety of powerful neighbors : the renovation of Santa María la Blanca -- A temporary triumph : the Seville Cathedral's festival for San Fernando -- The nobility of charity : the church and hospital of the Santa Caridad -- The phoenix of Seville : rebuilding the Church of San Salvador
Summary "Explores the making of seventeenth-century Seville's greatest Baroque monuments. Conceived as a spiritual solution to Seville's problems, these works had a profound real-world effect on the city in crisis. Examines Baroque art as a collaborative process involving not only painters but altarpiece designers, plaster carvers, embroiderers, printmakers, and authors" --Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-200) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Art, Baroque -- Spain -- Seville.
Art, Spanish -- Spain -- Seville -- 17th century.
Christian art and symbolism -- Spain -- Seville -- Modern period, 1500-
Group work in art -- Spain -- Seville -- History -- 17th century.
Seville (Spain) -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271079436 (electronic bk.)
9780271079431 (electronic bk.)