Casta Paint­ings in the New World

The Playa Times Riviera Maya's English Newspaper - - Art & Culture - BY ALE­JAN­DRA CAMPO ROMO, AN­THRO­POL­O­GIST

the strangest were salta pa’ atrás (throw­back), tente en el aire (hold your­self in mid-air), no te en­tiendo (I don’t un­der­stand you), which gives us an idea of their place in so­ci­ety.

“De Es­panol y Torna atras, Tente en el aire”, by Juan Pa­tri­cio Mor­lete Ruiz (Mex­ico, 1713-1781) / Photo: Wiki­me­dia

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