Lecture: Diagnosis and Presence: The Ekphrasis of a Toxcati Ixiptia in the Florentine Code

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Lecture by Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Assistant Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

J. Nelson

Caption: Mexica makers and Bernardino de Sahagún. Detail from Tezcatlipoca’s feast (Toxcatl), from The Florentine Codex of the Historia universale de las cosas de Nueva españa, 1575-1578, ink and wash on paper, codex dimensions 31 x 21.2 cm. Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence. (Book II: fol 31r.) Photo credit: World Digital Library.