These religious paintings touched the masses and thus the faith encouraged their faithful with these images. In this way the art was carried in the Catholic Religion.

The style of tripod painting was established in the Cuzco from the conquest. The colonial Spanish artists employed a technical mixture of procedures that incorporated the style, “Temple al Huevo”. The mixture was opaque in appearance and the brilliant transparency of the Renaissance oil was painted principally on boards of wood.
Subsequently, the most it used afterwards was the lienzo. In the centuries XVI y XVII, the Andean art was strongly influenced by Flandes.

In the colonial company of Peru in the XVII century there was created in the Cuzco one of the most important pictorial school of the American art, the School Cuzquena.
The painting was one of the artistic expressions of greater popularity in colonial Peru period, as the same as the sculpture served like didactic middle and evangelized among the native population. Because of the Spanish colonization of these centuries, the Italians and Spanish came to American with their vision of art and began to teach the natives what they thought was a version more closer to the Christian Religion.
Nevertheless, after this influence, the native painters began to create their own art full of popularity singularity and great beauty: The Virgen Cuzquenas, the angels, the are angels, arcabucero of large clothing, the saints, etc.

The importation to Peru of artwork from Flandes began the centuries XVI through Spain. Several Spanish painters, during this time they were ones who worked in the Cuzco teaching to the Indians the pictorial techniques that were employed in the old world.

To go gradually losing contact with the European development, a pictorial style arose as a result a great deal more iconic and local, seeking thus inspiration in the antique styles, in their own inclinations and traditions, creating and combining symbols and elements of the clear identification cuzquena whose themes preferred are the series of sre angles, Virgin and saints.

They call their attention the landscapes villages in the background, the use of the gold and references to the medieval and Hispanic tradictions, creating stereotypes that correspond to Indian styles eith a tendency to the systematic sterilization.
It suppresses the perspective and its final note use of over gold or brocades that highlight the dresses and give a special charm to the lienzos.
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