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  • Nativity
  • St. Joseph in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • St. Joseph Arrives in the New World
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • The Water God Tlaloc
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • Holy Family with Little Bird
  • Holy Family with Saint Anne
  • Rest on the Flight into Egypt
  • Betrothal
  • Betrothal
  • Betrothal
  • Betrothal
  • Betrothal
  • Betrothal
  • Dream of St. Joseph
  • Dream of St. Joseph
  • Dream of St. Joseph
  • Jacob's Dream
  • Holy Family
  • Holy Family
  • Holy Family of the Bird
  • Holy Family
  • Holy Family
  • Holy Family
  • St. Anne, St. Joachim, and the Virgin Mary
  • St. Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read
  • Holy Family
  • Circumcision of Christ
  • Holy Family
  • Vision of St. Felix of Cantalice
  • The Return of the Holy Family from Egypt
  • Holy Family/Earthly Trinity
  • Holy Family/Earthly Trinity
  • Coronation of the Holy Family
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child/Holy Family
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Saint John the Baptist Pointing to Christ
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • Holy Family/Cinco Señores
  • St. Joseph before Mary
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Sleeping Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Virgin of the Rosary
  • Madonna and Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • The Virgin and Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Christ and the Virgin in the House at Nazareth
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • St. Joseph and the Child Jesus
  • St. Joseph and the Christ Child
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Workshop in Nazareth
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Workshop in Nazareth
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Holy Family in the Carpenter's Workshop
  • Death of St. Joseph
  • Death of St. Joseph
  • Saint Bonaventure on His Bier
  • Death of St. Joseph
  • Blessing of Jacob
  • Coronation of St. Joseph
  • Coronation of St. Joseph
  • Coronation of St. Joseph
  • St. Joseph's Protection
  • St. Joseph and the Co-Regents of Zacatecas
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
~ACKNOWLEDGING THOSE who offered assistance during the process of writing this book, as well as the various institutions that provided financial backing and other aid, is a highlight of the writing endeavor. I am grateful to the following organizations for their support of this study: the Millard Meiss Publication Committee of the College Art Association, the Andrew W....
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
~IN 1555 St. Joseph—humble carpenter, earthly spouse of the Virgin Mary, and foster father of Jesus—was made patron of the Conquest and conversion in Mexico, a position he held until 1746, when the Virgin of Guadalupe was elevated as his co-patroness. In 1679 King Charles II of Spain named St. Joseph patron of his kingdom, toppling Santiago, or...
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
IN THE EYES of seventeenth-century Hispanic theologians, St. Joseph was the most powerful saint of the Catholic church. In status and holiness he ranked second only to his holy wife, Mary, and his foster Son, Jesus. Since Joseph intervened on behalf of worshippers with both his foster Son and his wife, and since...
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~IN A 1633 SERMON dedicated to...
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~ON THE SURFACE, early modern Spanish and colonial Mexican images of the Holy Family, which depict Mary, Joseph, and Jesus engaged in the apparently mundane tasks of daily life, seem to proclaim the joys of domestic bliss. The representational strategies employed, such as the attempts to replicate the effects of reality, encourage the beholder to naturalize and...
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
~SPANISH AND MEXICAN RENDITIONS of St. Joseph and the Christ Child depict the Holy Foster Father tenderly cradling the baby Jesus in his arms or protectively holding Him. Father and Son lovingly gaze into each other’s eyes, embrace affectionately, kiss each other. In some images, the young Jesus obediently follows His earthly father, His small hand enveloped by...
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Description: Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
MANY PAINTERS produced depictions of the carpenter’s workshop in early modern Spain and colonial Mexico, including such artists as Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Jusepe de Ribera, Juan de Valdés Leal (1662–90), Alonso Cano, Juan Tinoco (1617–88), and others. The images featured St. Joseph in his role as hardworking artisan, representing the saint toiling away at his...
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~INSTEAD OF DYING a glorious martyr’s death, Catholicism’s most exalted fate, St. Joseph instead expired from natural causes. Spanish and Mexican images of St. Joseph’s last moments depict the aged, bed-ridden saint during his final illness with Mary and...
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~THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MOVEMENT to elevate St. Joseph as protector of Spain reached its apex in 1679, when King Carlos II of Spain declared Joseph the patron of all Spanish dominions. In Mexico, the news was reportedly...
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~The sources of visual material other than those indicated in the captions are as follows (numerals refer to figures).
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Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire
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