La Alegoría del café y banano: una propuesta de análisis iconográfico

This article analyzes the painting Allegory of coffee and bananas by italian painter Aleardo Villa. It studies the socio-historical context in which the painting was produced, as well as the social imaginaries that the image represents. The article contains three sections: the first one, addresses t...

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Autores Principales: Brenes Montoya, Mónica, Castillo Rodríguez, Larissa
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/herencia/article/view/19040
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/20179
Sumario: This article analyzes the painting Allegory of coffee and bananas by italian painter Aleardo Villa. It studies the socio-historical context in which the painting was produced, as well as the social imaginaries that the image represents. The article contains three sections: the first one, addresses the importance of the National Theater’s inauguration and its link to the painting; the second one, contains an iconographic analysis of the Allegory; and, in closing, the paper approaches the perspective of the incorporation of this oil painting into the five colones bill.