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Unfolding the untold stories of an object d’art: a Research feature on the work of Dr Meredith Hale

last modified Jun 02, 2014 03:01 PM

Art historian Dr Meredith Hale reveals that a 17th-century screen, commissioned by the Viceroy of Mexico for a palace designed to impress visitors with the immutability of Spanish rule, is a striking example of a transcultural work of art. In an article for the Burlington Magazine, she traces the many influences that went into its narrative imagery and luxurious embellishment.

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