Mission San Xavier: A Story of Saints and Angels, Art and Artists/Una Historia de Santos y Angeles, Arte y Artistes by Edna San Miguel

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Those who step inside the Mission San Xavier del Bac are transported to another world and another time, awed by its glorious art and architecture. In this book, young people and adults everywhere can find like inspiration in the story of its creation, its art, and its preservation. Edna San Miguel both narrates and brings to life with her own brilliant paintings the story of how men and women from Father Kino and later missionaries, to artisans, artists, and conservators envisioned, adorned, and then saved this treasure from decline, restoring its beauty, its dignity, and its many roles in the cultural fabric of the Sonoran Desert. Los que entran el Mision San Xavier del Bac son transportados a otro mundo y a otra epoca, maravillados por su magnifico arte y arquitectura. Asi en este libro, los jovenes y adultos serán inspirados por la historia de su creacion, su arte y su conservacion. Edna San Miguel tanto narra como da vida con sus maravillosas pinturas a la historia de como los hombres y mujeres, desde el Padre Kino y los altimos misioneros hasta los artesanos, artistas y restauradores imaginaron, decoraron y protegieron este tesoro del deterioro, restaurando su belleza, su dignidad y su papel en la fa¡brica cultural del Desierto Sonorense.

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