Resumen del Libro
Catalog of an exhibition of Casimiro Castros works presented at the Palacio Iturbide in Mexico, and later at the Museo José María Velasco in Toluca in 1996. Exhibition gathered more than 200 works owned by one of the artists former pupils. While best known for his lithographs of the Mexican railroad, this exhibit presented different aspects of the 19th-century academic artist, expanding the traditional perception of his work. Texts by Carlos Monsiváis, Maria Elena Altamirano, and four other authors help us to understand his role in the formation of the countrys artistic national identity. Beautifully illustrated in color –Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.