Simbahan: Church Art in Colonial Philippines 1565-1898
Authored by Regalado Trota Jose, this book is an in-depth reference on church art in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period. It discusses churches and other religious edifices built during the period, including forms, materials, construction techniques, as well as their furnishings such as religious statuary, paintings, and vessels. It draws examples from all over the Philippines, and compares these with other examples in Spain, California, Mexico, Guam, and other places in the Hispanic world.
Ayala Foundation, Philippines
Softcover / 9 x 9.5 inches / 251 pages / BW