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Especially the representations of angels became very popular in large parts of the Peruvian Viceroyalty, not only in present-day Peru, but also in Bolivia and in the N. He was the son of an Inca nobleman. That book, published in Dutch and also in English inand later also in German and in French, holds over engravings with soldiers holding their weapons in very diverse poses.

It is known as arcabucero angel to the representation of arcabuceross angel with arcabuz instead of the traditional sword.

Apparently Cuzco became the first town anegles the Americas where European artistic techniques, especially of painting, were being taught. Paintings with these mysterious, but charming celestial-aristocratic-military angels had been created in the second half of the 17th century for missionizing purposes in the New World. These angels reminded of the full-length female martyr saints painted by the famous Spanish Baroque painter Francisco de Zurbaran and by his workshop, of which many were exported to the New World.


Museo de Salamanca. Ángeles arcabuceros. Anónimo cuzqueño. Siglo XVIII

In their new style they assimilated more local elements and Inca subjects. The plumes, adorning the Angelew hats, are an Inca signifier of holy and royal status.

arcabucros Since the first half of the 18th century and also during the 19th century the popularity of paintings with martial angels had spread over important parts of the Viceroyalty of Peru, that is over much of the W.


Colonial, Spanish painters some were Jesuit missionaries specialised in religious painting, who had travelled to the Viceroyalty of Peru, learned indigenous Indian Quechua and mestizo artists how arcabucerros create didactic-dogmatic Catholic paintings.

In some cases the names of these celestial musketeers have been painted on the canvasses: Because these charming, elegant celestial-aristocratic-military angels with their broad ballooning sleeves and intricate gilt embroidery, remind you that there is more to South American painting than just Fernando Botero. Although the Council of Trent — had condemned all angelic depictions and names but those of Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael in the mid-sixteenth century, this ban was observed neither in the Viceroyalty of Peru nor in Baroque Spain.

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In the viceregal painting of Peru, the theme of the angels is configured as one of the most characteristic of the Cuzco school of painting. Catholics believe that angels are celestial beings who serve as intermediaries and messengers between heaven and earth, hence their wings. It was a tactical book for officers and under-officers. Two iconographies appeared in the previous century will be disseminated during the eighteenth century: The eighteenth century in colonial Peru, of an artistic wealth seldom achieved in colonial America, takes the consequences of the previous century to a proliferation of large workshops reaching its highest point of territorial diffusion, reaching to invade the most important cities of South America.

Apocryphal accounts of Biblical angels such as the Book of Enoch seem to have been particularly popular in S. Some date these paintings to the 2nd half of the 17th century, others to the first quarter before or even to the first half of the 18th century.


These graceful brocade clad warrior angels, plumed and winged, testify of the hybrid art in the high Andes: Arcabucero Musico — P This style was developed during the colony in South America. These painters could be found in Peru, in and around Cuzco, in the Callao and in the Puno province, but also on the other aracbuceros of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Martial angels wearing the most lavish attire became a favourite subject of the Cuzco School, at first because they reminded of Inca winged deities.

The main purpose of this Christian, Catholic school of painting was to teach the Bible to the local Indian population, so that it could more easily be converted to Christianity.

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Their extravagant clothing was inspired by that of contemporary Andean noblemen. Soon they became very popular over a large part of the Andes until today. Over km S.

Anonymous 19th century painter of the Cuzco School the pair 7. Typical elements within his large paintings are angels, birds and the use of gilding.

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Situated at a height of 3. Ofertas y descuentos Suscribirse a los arcauceros de noticias. Thus, we find that the paintings that represent them develop this pictorial theme in a much more detailed way than in the European case, they also show a great expressive richness and, in general, excellent realization.