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Clara de la Motte

José Salazar, who moved to New Orleans from Mexico, is the best-known painter from the Spanish colonial era. His portrait of Clara de la Motte uses thin, transparent glazes to capture the shimmering color of the rich fabrics.

Clara de la Motte

Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

Clara de la Motte. Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de (Artist)

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