Photographer's Note

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi, is a church in the city of Ouro Preto built in Baroque style, which is a later step in the evolution of the baroque. Was classified in 2009 as one of the Seven Wonders of Portuguese Origin.
Its construction began in 1766 with architectural design, risk cover and decorative elements as pulpit, altarpiece, toilet and ceiling of the chancel from the pen of Antonio Francisco Lisboa, Aleijadinho, and paintings by Manuel da Costa Athayde.

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  • Copyright: Roberto Cordeiro (robertocordeiro) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 53] (341)
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  • Date Taken: 2011-08-26
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  • Camera: Nikon D90
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