Wednesday, 13 July 2011

334 BR - Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas (1985)

Brief Description

"This sanctuary in Minais Gerais, south of Belo Horizonte was built in the second half of the 18th century. It consists of a church with a magnificent Rococo interior of Italian inspiration; an outdoor stairway decorated with statues of the prophets; and seven chapels illustrating the Stations of the Cross, in which the polychrome sculptures by Aleijadinho are masterpieces of a highly original, moving, expressive form of Baroque art."


"孔戈尼亚斯耶稣圣殿位于贝洛奥里藏特(Belo Horizonte)南部的米耐斯格莱斯(Minais Gerais),建于18世纪下半叶。这个圣殿由多个部分组成:一个受意大利影响采用洛可可风格进行内部装饰的教堂、饰以先知雕像的室外楼梯,以及七座小 教堂,在这些小教堂里展示有耶稣受难像,亚历昂德里诺(Aleijadinho)创作这些多彩雕像表现出非常新颖、生动和富有特色的巴洛克艺术风格。"

Source UNESCO WH website

Courtesy of kazinhabueno from postcrossing forum

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