Invited work. Marriages of Martín de Loyola to Beatriz Ñusta and Juan de Borja to Lorenza Ñusta de Loyola

The scene depicted in this anonymous painting brings together two weddings that occurred at different times and places with the purpose of showing the blood ties between the Inca dynasty and descendants of two of the founders of the Society of Jesus, Saint Ignatius of Loyola and Saint Francis Borja. The conquest of America was thus represented as a harmonious union between the vanquishers and the vanquished.

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