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9.000 x 12.000 x 0.250 inches
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Painting - Oil On Masonite Panel
My rendition of the mission in Taos, New Mexico known as Saint Frances de Asis. This church was favorite subject matter of Ansel Adams as well as many artists today.
San Francisco de Asis Mission Church is a church built between 1772 and 1816. It is located on the plaza in Ranchos de Taos, itself a historic district named Ranchos de Taos Plaza, about four miles southwest of the town of Taos, New Mexico.
Construction on the church began around 1772 and was completed in 1815 by Franciscan Fathers and its patron is Saint Francis of Assisi. It is made of adobe as are many of the Spanish missions in New Mexico. It is located a few miles south of Taos Pueblo and has inspired among the greatest number of depictions of any building in the United States. It was the subject of four paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe, and photographs by Ansel Adams and Paul Strand. Georgia O'Keeffe described it as, "one of the most beautiful buildings left in the United States by the early Spaniards." The Taos Chamber of Commerce states that the building is "one of the most photographed and painted churches in the world".
Francis of Assisi (born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone; 1181 � October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Franciscan Order, the women�s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not living monastic lives. Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history.
January 29th, 2013
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