San Francisco Acatepec--page 4 (of four pages)

begun in 1650s and completed by 1750






The beautiful dome with plasterwork and gilding

 
 

Doorway leading off the nave

 
Engaged pilasters punctuate the nave walls, all decorated with figural motifs, often rather exuberant cherubs; cornices are similarly decorated (see below).

 
 

A pulpit and a corner decorated with mirrored ornamentation




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