Sculptural detail of the head of a cherub, from the Baroque altarpiece dedicated to the Verge del Carme and the Souls of Purgatory, in the Capelle de la Verge del Carme o de les Animes, 16th century, in the Cathedral of St Mary, designed by Benito Dalguayre in Catalan Gothic style and begun 1347 on the site of a Romanesque cathedral, consecrated 1447 and completed in 1757, Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain. The cathedral has 3 naves with chapels between the buttresses and an ambulatory with radial chapels. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Sculptural detail of the head of a cherub, from the Baroque altarpiece dedicated to the Verge del Carme and the Souls of Purgatory, in the Capelle de la Verge del Carme o de les Animes, 16th century, in the Cathedral of St Mary, designed by Benito Dalguayre in Catalan Gothic style and begun 1347 on the site of a Romanesque cathedral, consecrated 1447 and completed in 1757, Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain. The cathedral has 3 naves with chapels between the buttresses and an ambulatory with radial...
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