God the Father

Late 18th / early 19th century
Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California

The image of the Father tops an elaborate altarpiece in the chapel of the mission. The triangle behind his head represents the Trinity, and the globe in his left hand symbolizes his power over the world.

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Photographed at the mission by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.