TREASURES OF PHILIPPINE ART
 


 

THE PHILIPPINE COLONIAL TRADITION OF SACRED ART

 

by Rene B. Javellano, SJ

 

The third of the National Museum of the Philippines’ Art History and Conservation publication series, The Philippine Colonial Tradition of Sacred Art: Treasures of Philippine art from the collections of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the National Museum of the Philippines, feature polychromes and paintings of early religious images, interpreted by local Filipino artists and artisans. The author of this monograph, Fr. René B. Javellana, SJ, has written in detail on their provenance, interpretation and iconography. It is also fully illustrated and with an extensive index to help readers appreciate the symbols and representations of images of Roman Catholic faith in the Philippines.

 

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