Murals from New Spain, San Agustín de Acolman

Murals, c. 1560–90, large cloister of the ex-convento, San Agustín de Acolman, Acolman de Nezahualcóyotl, Mexico

Additional resources:

An introduction to New Spain

Mission churches as theaters of conversion

Atrial cross at Acolman


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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris, "Murals from New Spain, San Agustín de Acolman," in Smarthistory, May 15, 2018, accessed December 2, 2023,