The Descent from the Cross, showing the body of Christ, having been removed from the Cross, with the Virgin Mary kissing his hand, and other mourners, from the main altarpiece by Jaume Cicera and Guillem Talarn, 1450-51, in the Church of Sant Miquel, or Church of St Michael, churches of Sant Pere (St Peter), Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain. The church is a simple stone structure of Greek cross plan with 8 reused visigothic columns supporting arches around the central gallery. The Sant Pere complex consists of 2 churches (Sant Pere and Santa Maria) and a baptistery (Sant Miquel, following the Byzantine model. They were built close to the site of old Egara to be the seat of the Egara diocese, founded c. 450 AD. The buildings were completed in the 11th and 12th centuries in Romanesque style, on the site of pre-Romanesque buildings from the Visigothic period. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Descent from the Cross, showing the body of Christ, having been removed from the Cross, with the Virgin Mary kissing his hand, and other mourners, from the main altarpiece by Jaume Cicera and Guillem Talarn, 1450-51, in the Church of Sant Miquel, or Church of St Michael, churches of Sant Pere (St Peter), Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain. The church is a simple stone structure of Greek cross plan with 8 reused visigothic columns supporting arches around the central gallery. The Sant Pere complex...
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