Ceiling fresco of the Virgin descending to Tortosa with St Peter and St Paul to give her girdle to the town, by Dionis Vidal, 1670-1719, in the presbytery of the Capella de la Santa Cinta, built 1672-1725 in Baroque style, 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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Ceiling fresco of the Virgin descending to Tortosa with St Peter and St Paul to give her girdle to the town, by Dionis Vidal, 1670-1719, in the presbytery of the Capella de la Santa Cinta, built 1672-1725 in Baroque style, 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...
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