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Our Lady of Guadalupe : the painting, the legend and the reality / John F. Moffitt.

Author/creator Moffitt, John F. (John Francis), 1940-2008
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoJefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Descriptionx, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The documentary basis : the Nican mopohua -- The larger art-historical context : the acheiropoietai -- The local historical context : Spanish Marian apparitions -- The European topoi embedded in Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe and some physical facts -- The corpus of European graphic prototypes -- Who painted Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe? -- Who coined the legend of Juan Diego and the "miraculous" tilma portrait? -- A new perspective on Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.
Abstract "Originally published in Spanish, this volume provides an in-depth study of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It places the work within the context of art history as well as local contemporary events. The mundane origin of the painting is traced and investigated as well as the proliferation of the legend. Numerous illustrations are included"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index.
LCCN 2006021089
ISBN0786426675 (softcover : alk. paper)

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