Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches

A study of santos in 16th-century and other churches in Oaxaca, Mexico

 

By Claire and Richard Stracke
Funded by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation

In San Pedro y San Pablo Etla:

Angel
Christ at the pillar
Christ: Ecce Homo
Christ fallen under the cross
Christ in the pretorium
Crucifix
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
St. Anthony of Padua
St. Luke
St. Paul
St. Peter the Apostle
St. Peter of Verona (Peter Martyr)
Soledad group
Unidentified saint (1)
Unidentified saint (2)
Unidentified saint (3)
Virgin Mary

Other santos not photographed


San Pedro y San Pablo Etla
Etla is in the northwest of Oaxaca's Central Valley. The church, monastery, and cloister were completed in 1636. As of 2005 the population was 7637. In 1991 we were privileged to be taken around the church and the former convento by the encargado de la parroquia. Our tour begins with St. Anthony of Padua.

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