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127. juan chapar

Although the altar blocks a portion of the stained glass, this scene of Christ descending from the cross is exquisite:

Juan Chapar, Recoleta Cemetery

Juan Chapar, Recoleta Cemetery

And fortunately I could fit my zoom lens through the door. The glass panel is signed by Talleres Francisco Mary from 1896. They were one of the most sought-after stained glass workshops to decorate family vaults. An alternate spelling which sometimes appears is “Mari”… definitely worthy of a scavenger hunt:

Juan Chapar, Recoleta Cemetery

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