Jesuit Church, 17th-century, Arequipa
The former sacristy of the Jesuit Church, now known as St. Ignatius Chapel, Arequipa, Peru.The luxuriant decoration reproduces a tropical atmosphere, with extensive vines alternated with exotic flowers, nuts and brightly colored legendary birds. Clearly, the constant relationship of the Jesuits in Arequipa with the missions in the rainforests was the determining factor for this kind of ornamentation.
Jesuits and Catholics have their day | Ephemerratic
The Church and faithful who wished to buy their way into heaven (or politics), were generous supporters of artists, if not unfettered artistic expression.
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