San Francisco--page 3 (of three pages)

Francisco Becerra; Josť Buitrago
begun 1574-79 with additions into the mid 18th century; an inscription in the sacristy reads 1631 and several sources say the tower was completed in 1672





Spacious interior with wide nave and no side aisles and decorative rib vaulting

 

The elegant apse with a painting of St. Francis receiving the stigmata

 

The vaulting;
looking back toward the entrance

 

Domed chapel, with the "Incorrupt Body of Sebastian of Aparicio" at the altar




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Work Cited:

Guía. Arquitectura representativa de la ciudad de Puebla. Puebla: Centro para la Conservación del Patrimonio Cultural Tangible e Intangible A. C., L'Anxaneta Ediciones, 2008.


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