San Antonio 1718

San Antonio 1718

Art from Mexico

Edited by Marion Oettinger Jr.

Contributions by Jaime Cuadriello, Cristina Cruz González, Ray Hernández-Durán, Katherine C. Luber and Gerald E. Poyo

More than 100 portraits, landscapes, religious paintings, and devotional and secular objects that puts San Antonio's founding in context

Three hundred years ago San Antonio was founded as a strategic outpost of presidios and missions on the edge of northern New Spain, imposing Spanish political and religious principles on this contested, often hostile region. The city’s many Catholic missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but ...

  • Hardcover
  • 9781595348340
  • Published: February 2018


  • eBook
  • 9781595348357
  • Published: February 2018