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Art and Ritual in Golden-Age Spain: Sevillian Confraternities and the Processional Sculpture of Holy Week Susan Verdi Webster

Art and Ritual in Golden-Age Spain: Sevillian Confraternities and the Processional Sculpture of Holy Week

Susan Verdi Webster

Published November 16th 1998
ISBN : 9780691048192
Hardcover
298 pages
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Drawing on extensive archival evidence and contemporary chronicles, Webster is among the first to examine in depth Spanish processional sculpture, its patrons, and its ritual function. Her inquiry wends through a wide variety of arenas - artistic,MoreDrawing on extensive archival evidence and contemporary chronicles, Webster is among the first to examine in depth Spanish processional sculpture, its patrons, and its ritual function. Her inquiry wends through a wide variety of arenas - artistic, religious, social, cultural, and political - to provide a fascinating perspective on popular religious devotion in Golden-Age Spain and on a previously undervalued dimension of Spanish sculpture.