Santos Al Desnudo

Front Cover
Ediciones Puerto, 2005 - Art - 305 pages
0 Reviews
A comprehensive study on one of the most significant expressions of Puerto Rican folkart, describing the predominant characteristics regarding the carving of "santos de palo", a clearly defined folkart practiced since the 18th century as a family tradition that shares common practices. The study documents with photographs, close to 8 thousand painted wood sculptures, or Santos, images of saints, holy figures and legends of Catholicism produced between 1790 and 1970 by Puerto Rican artists or family workshops.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Los Espada
43
Pedro Rosa
83
Los Rivera
107
Copyright

6 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information