The High Altar and Alcázar Dome — The World Is a Book… https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/travel-theme-shine/

The High Altar (1481-1564) at the Cathedral of Seville was called the largest altarpiece ever made, 65 feet (19 meters) tall with 44 scenes from the life of Jesus and Mary carved from walnut and chestnut, blanketed by staggering amount of gold leaf. It took 3 generations to complete; the second phase was completed in 1564. The detail The […]

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