Viceroyalty of New Granada

The Bourbon dynasty of Spain controlled the Viceroyalty of New Granada, impacting the art produced during this period.

1717–c. 1822 C.E.

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Official Portrait of Bishop Luis Francisco Romero
Official Portrait of Bishop Luis Francisco Romero

Never underestimate the power of a well-chosen accessory!

Diego Antonio de Landaeta, <em>Portrait of Petronila Méndez</em>
Diego Antonio de Landaeta, Portrait of Petronila Méndez

A rare and elaborate child portrait from Venezuela

Juan Pedro López, <em>Our Lady of Guidance</em>
Juan Pedro López, Our Lady of Guidance

A painting of a miraculous statue in Caracas, Venezuela by a famous Afrodescendant artist also has its original frame.

Early Viceregal Architecture and Art in Colombia
Early Viceregal Architecture and Art in Colombia

Roman mythology, Christian iconography, European painting and sculpture, and indigenous traditions come together in the art of South America soon after the Spanish conquest.

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