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Treasures / Tesouros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820



<EM>Saint Michael Archangel</EM>Melchor P&eacute;rez Holgu&iacute;n (Bolivian) 1708Oil on canvasMuseo Nacional de Arte, La Paz, BoliviaPhoto courtesy&nbsp;of&nbsp;Philadelphia Museum of Art
Saint Michael Archangel
Melchor Pérez Holguín (Bolivian)
1708
Oil on canvas
Museo Nacional de Arte, La Paz, Bolivia
Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art
Treasures / Tesouros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820
UNITED STATES
PHILADELPHIA  •  Philadelphia Museum of Art  •  Ongoing
 

Drawn from public and private collections throughout the Americas and in Europe, Tesoros / Treasures / Tesouros: The Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820 spans the centuries from the arrival of Columbus to the emergence of national independence movements, including spectacular examples of painting, sculpture, feather-work, shell-inlaid furniture, objects in gold and silver, ceramics, and textiles.

Some 260 works of art created in the Spanish viceroyalties of New Spain (which today comprises Mexico and the countries of Central America), Peru (now the countries of Ecuador, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru), and the Portuguese colony of Brazil are on view.



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