The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

Las castas Mexicanas by Ignacio Barreda, 1777

Title

Las castas Mexicanas by Ignacio Barreda, 1777

Subject

An 18th century Mexican casta painting by Ignacio Barreda

Description

This painting depicts the highly complex racial categories in 18th century Mexican society.

Source

Wikimedia Commons

Publisher

Sam Gibson

Files

Casta.jpg

Citation

“Las castas Mexicanas by Ignacio Barreda, 1777,” The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile, accessed November 24, 2017, http://bluenile.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/112.