Baroque altarpiece dedicated to the Verge del Carme and the Souls of Purgatory, with painting of the Virgin holding the Christ child and saving souls in 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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Baroque altarpiece dedicated to the Verge del Carme and the Souls of Purgatory, with painting of the Virgin holding the Christ child and saving souls in 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...
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