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A Gift of Angels: The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac (The Southwest Center Series)

Автор: Bernard L. Fontana
Год: 2010
Издание: University of Arizona Press
Страниц: 376
ISBN: 0816528403
It rises suddenly out of the Sonoran Desert landscape, towering over the tallest tree or cactus, a commanding building with a sensuous dome, elliptical vaults, and sturdy bell towers. There is nothing else like it around, nor does it seem there should be. This incongruity of setting is what strikes first-time visitors to Mission San Xavier del Bac. This great church is of another place and another time, while its beauty is universal and timeless.Mission San Xavier del Bac is a two-century-old Spanish church in southern Arizona located just a few miles from downtown Tucson, a metropolis of more than half a million people in the American Southwest. A National Historic Landmark since 1963, the mission's graceful baroque art and architecture have drawn visitors from all over the world.Now Bernard Fontana--the leading expert on San Xavier--and award-winning photographer Edward McCain team up to bring us a comprehensive view of the mission as we've never seen it before. With 200 stunning...
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