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
Female (?) Saint in a
The face seems distinctly feminine. Without the biretta, which is properly worn only by a priest, the heart might lead one to take this as the Virgin Mary.
Site: Former convento of San Pedro y
San Pablo, Teposcolula.
Location: Center of a retablo in the chapel right of the entrance to the former convento.Next: In the same chapel, a "Soledad" santo of Our Lady of Sorrows
Introduction to Teposcolula
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