Detail of Retable of main Altar, Convento de Santa Teresa,(Convent of St Teresa), 1629-36,  Avila, Spain, built in Baroque style on the site of St Teresa's birthplace by architect and monk Alonso de san Jose (1600-54). The altar depicts Santa Teresa (1515-82), Carmelite nun, canonized 1622. Photograph by Manuel Cohen.

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Detail of Retable of main Altar, Convento de Santa Teresa,(Convent of St Teresa), 1629-36, Avila, Spain, built in Baroque style on the site of St Teresa's birthplace by architect and monk Alonso de san Jose (1600-54). The altar depicts Santa Teresa (1515-82), Carmelite nun, canonized 1622. Photograph by Manuel Cohen.

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