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New Book: Murillo: The Self Portraits

Murillo: The Self Portraits, Xavier F. Salomon and Letizia Treves; With essays by María Álvarez-Garcillán, Silvia A. Centeno, Jaime García-Máiquez, Larry Keith, Dorothy Mahon, and Nicole Ryder (Yale, 2017).


New Book: Owens, “Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire”

Sarah E. Owens, Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire (University of New Mexico Press, 2017).

New Book: Tutino, The Mexican Heartland

John Tutino, The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500-2000 (Princeton, 2017).

New Book: Guerrero, “Silver by Fire, Silver by Mercury”

Saul Guerrero, Silver by Fire, Silver by Mercury: A Chemical History of Silver Refining in New Spain and Mexico, 16th to 19th Centuries (Brill, 2017).

New Book: Altman, “Contesting Conquest”

Ida Altman, Contesting Conquest: Indigenous Perspectives on the Spanish Occupation of Nueva Galicia, 1524-1545 (Penn State, 2017).

New Book: Afinoguénova, “The Prado”

Not strictly speaking early modern, but I bet it helps frame our understanding of early modern Spanish art:

Eugenia Afinoguénova, The Prado: Spanish Culture and Leisure, 1819-1939 (Penn State, 2017).

New Book: Bleichmar, “Visual Voyages”

Daniela Bleichmar, Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin (Yale, 2017).

New Book: Giménez López, La Compañía de Jesús, del exilio a la restauración

Enrique Giménez López, La Compañía de Jesús, del exilio a la restauración (Universidad de Alicante, 2017).

New Book: Vicente, “Debating Sex & Gender in 18th-Century Spain”

Marta V. Vicente, Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain (Harvard, 2017).

Fenton Reviews Cristóbal de Villalpando at the Met (& the Catalogue), NYRB, Oct 12, 2017

James Fenton reviews “Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque,” an exhibition at the Palacio de Cultura Citibanamex–Palacio de Iturbide, Mexico City, March 9–June 4, 2017; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 25–October 15, 2017.

Catalog of the exhibition by Jonathan Brown, Ronda Kasl, Juana Gutiérrez Haces, Clara Bargellini, Pedro Ángeles, and Rogelio Ruiz Gomar (Mexico City: Fomento Cultural Banamex, 2017).
New York Review of Books, Oct 12, 2017