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Author Siracusano, Gabriela.

Title Pigments and power in the Andes : from the material to the symbolic in Andean cultural practices 1500-1800 / Gabriela Siracusano ; translated by Ian Barnett.

Published London : Archetype Publications, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  704.946098 SIRA    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  709.8 SIRA    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Poder de los colores. English
Physical description xviii, 179 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, maps ; 25 cm
Notes "Originally published in Spanish 2005"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Grinding and mixing subtle elements -- Mechanical and servile arts in Spain and Andean America: colour in the workshop -- Saturn and Mercury in the workshop: hermetic and practical learning -- Good medicines of all coloures [colours]: healing and painting in Andean America -- Representations, colours and powers of the sacred.
Other author Barnett, Ian.
Subject Art, Andean.
Art, Colonial -- Andes Region.
Christian art and symbolism -- Andes Region -- Modern period, 1500-
Symbolism of colors in art.
Color in art.
Coloring matter -- History.
ISBN 9781904982562 (paperback)