Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898 presents for the first time American, European, and Asian luxury goods from everyday life as signifiers of the faith, wealth, taste, and socio-racial standing of their consumers. This talk by Ringling staff will explore the art and the issues presented in this exhibition.
Want to know more about works in the museum’s collections and exhibitions? Join museum staff and guests for these “bite size” programs that focus on issues and ideas.
José Campeche (Puerto Rican, 1751–1809). Doña María de los Dolores Gutiérrez del Mazo y Pérez, circa 1796. Oil on canvas, 34 x 25 in. (86 x 64 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Lilla Brown in memory of her husband, John W. Brown, by exchange, 2012.45