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Baroque in New Spain

Baroque in New Spain

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will discuss a few examples of Baroque architecture in Mexico.

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Key Terms

Churrigueresque

Refers to an elaborate sculptural stucco detailing, decoration and ornamentation seen on Spanish Baroque architecture

Ultrabaroque

An architectural ornamentation in southern Spain characterized by dense, elaborate decoration

Retablo

In Latin America, a devotional painting that uses religious iconography from the Catholic Church

Conquest

The subjugation of the New World by Spain

Indigenous

People who are native to a certain place

Cathedral

The main church that contains the bishop’s throne

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Churrigeresque

    Refers to an elaborate sculptural stucco detailing, decoration and ornamentation seen on Spanish Baroque architecture.

  • Ultrabaroque

    An architectural ornamentation in southern Spain characterized by dense, elaborate decoration.

  • Retablo

    In Latin America, a devotional painting that uses religious iconography from the Catholic Church.

  • Conquest

    The subjugation of the New World by Spain.

  • Indigenous

    People who are native to a certain place.

  • Cathedral

    The main church that contains the bishop's throne.