Item description for Tesoros del Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario by Benjamin Villegas...
The collection in this art historical volume celebrates the 350th anniversary of El Rosario University's foundation. Treasures include paintings from Figueroa's colonial portraits to works by modern artists such as Andrs de Santamaras, incunables dating prior to 1500, enlightened colonial manuscripts, sacramental gold work, and the architecture of the building itself.
Para el deleite de los que aman el arte y la historia, este libro divulga los tesoros que el Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Seora del Rosariosemillero de prceres y escuela viva de pensadorespara celebrar los 350 aos de su fundacin. La coleccin incluye pinturas que van desde retratos coloniales de Figueroa hasta obras de artistas modernos tales como Andrs de Santamara, incunables anteriores a 1500, manuscritos coloniales iluminados, orfebrera litrgica, y la arquitectura misma del colegio. El histrico acervo no es una simple suma de objetos aislados sino un universo de piezas cuidadosamente contextualizadas y eslabonadas a la historia de la institucin y del pas.
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Studio: Villegas Editores
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12" Width: 9.8" Height: 1" Weight: 3.7 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2006
Publisher Villegas Editores
ISBN 9588160499 ISBN13 9789588160498
Availability 0 units.
More About Benjamin Villegas
Benjamin Villegas is an architect and graphic designer. Ever since he was a student, in the early 1960s, he started publishing books and magazines, either out of his own initiative or assigned by several newspapers. In 1972, he started his own company, Benjamin Villegas & Asociados. Since 1973, he started publishing illustrated, great format and high printing quality books, while he continued his work in the fields of graphic design, television and motion pictures. In 1985, he founded Villegas Editores, consolidated his specialized team and devoted himself to illustrated publications, especially about Colombia, with the support of renowned writers and photographers. He is currently developing publishing projects in various European and Latin American countries. Through his website, villegaseditores.com, he wants to achieve the world wide availability of the company's publications, to get the sponsorship necessary to print most of his sold out editions and to continue his publishing labor in Latin America, which is an important prerogative of the company's regional mission statement.