Seville Cathedral: Altar Mayor – Main Altar

Altar Mayor of the Seville Cathedral, Spain

Altar Mayor – Main Altar

Altar Mayor
The image shows the main altar of the Seville Cathedral in Spain.

The Retablo Mayor is the altarpiece behind the altar, which is an incredible work of art created by Pieter Dancart. It has 44 panels, each consisting of poly-chromed wooden reliefs covered with a copious amount of gold and depicting scenes from the life of Jesus Christ as described in the Bible.

Check these pages for a detailed description of the Retablo Mayor:
Retablo Mayor – Altarpiece of the Main Chapel
Canopy of the Altarpiece
Virgen de la Sede (Virgin of the See) – Patron saint of the Seville Cathedral

Related Posts and Pages
Seville Cathedral: An awe-inspiring architectural marvel
Sala Capitular – The Chapter House of the Seville Cathedral
Sacristía Mayor – The Main Sacristy of the Seville Cathedral
La Giralda: A harmonious blend of Moorish and Renaissance architectural styles
Las Setas of Seville – A modern artistic structure in a historical city

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