Journeys to New Worlds Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art in the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection
This beautifully illustrated catalogue showcases 126 Spanish and Portuguese artworks from the 17th and 18th centuries, all highlights from the dazzling collection of Roberta and Richard Huber. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum, of Art, the book features works in a variety of mediums and from far-flung places. Included are paintings, silver works, and furniture from South America and sculptures in ivory from the Spanish Philippines and from Portuguese territories in India. Distinguished experts shed light on these significant objects, many of which have not been previously published and which illustrate the unparalleled artistic exchanges between and within these colonial empires. These works traveled along the trade routes connecting Europe to Asia and the Americas, thus influencing the development of a new visual culture.
- Editors: Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt and Mark A. Castro
- Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2013
- 224 pages, 12" x 10"
- 218 color and 7 black and white illustrations
- ISBN: 9780300191769