Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A Miscellany of Architectural and Church Furnishing Details in Barcelona

A few selected images from my visit in 2014 that may be of interest.

St. Francis Borja holding a skull on the exterior of a church near Las Ramblas

Altars in Santa Maria del Pi

Church plate in the sacristy museum at Santa Maria del Pi

Further views of the interior of Santa Maria del Pi

The lantern of the cathedral, built in the early twentieth century according to older medieval plans

The cathedral cloister is embellished with numerous open-air side chapels

A view of a 19th century dollhouse "chapel" complete with bonete-wearing chaplain

The nave of the Sagrada Familia

Carved roosters on the Nativity facade, Sagrada Familia

Ambulatory of the Sagrada Familia

Choirstalls with the arms of the knights of the Golden Fleece in the cathedral

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