Church of the Virgin of the Soledad: sculptural details, left side of front facade--page 2 (of four pages)

Work began 1582; consecrated 1682



page 1: front facade and center details
page2: sculptural details, left side of front facade
page 3: sculptural details, right side of front facade
page 4: views of side exterior and portal and views of the interior

I have not been able to identify all of the sculptured figures; if you know who they are, please send me an email.

Center:St Augustine according to Richard D. Perry; right: Statue of St. Peter, with his identifying symbol, the keys

 

Left: St John with his identifying symbol, the chalice (however, there is no snake in it)?; center: ?; right: an angel with Veronica's veil

 


Continue to page 3 .

Works consulted or quoted:
Richard D. Perry. Exploring Colonial Oaxaca. The Art and Architecture. Santa Barbara, CA: Espada Press, 2006.



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