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Historia general del Piru

Object Details

Title:

Historia general del Piru

Artist/Maker:

Unknown
Martín de Murúa (Spanish, died after 1616)
Martín de Murúa (Spanish, died after 1616)

Culture:

Postconquest Peruvian

Place:

Southern Andes; Madrid, Spain (Place Created)

Date:

completed in 1616

Medium:

Pen and ink and colored washes on paper bound between pasteboard covered with morocco leather

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig XIII 16 (83.MP.159)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 28.9 × 20 cm (11 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.)

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
A World to Conquer: Spain in America, 1492 - 1600 (February 1 to October 31, 1992) (fols. unspecified)
  • Huntington Art Collections (San Marino), February 1 to October 31, 1992
Tapestries and Silverwork from the Colonial Andes (September 27 to December 12, 2004) (78v-79, Coya Mama Rahua Ocllo)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), September 27 to December 12, 2004
The Marvel and Measure of Peru: Three Centuries of Visual History, 1550-1880 (July 8 to October 18, 2008) (fols. 24v - 25)
  • The Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles), July 8 to October 18, 2008
Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World (November 6, 2011 to October 7, 2012) (fols. 83v - 84)
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles), November 6, 2011 to January 29, 2012
Untold Stories: Collecting and Transforming Medieval Manuscripts (February 26 to May 12, 2013) (fols. 24v - 25)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 26 to May 12, 2013
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts (January 22 to June 26, 2016) (fols. 20v - 21 and fols. 49v - 50)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 22 to June 26, 2016
Outcasts: Prejudice and Persecution in the Medieval World (January 30 to April 8, 2018) (fols. 47v-48)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 30 to April 8, 2018
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