Seville Cathedral: Sacristía Mayor – Custodia de Arfe

Custodia de Arfe in the Sacristía Mayor of the Seville Cathedral

Custodia de Arfe

Custodia de Arfe
The Sacristía Mayor (Main Sacristy) is a circular hall attached to the Seville Cathedral on its south side and is next to the Sala Capitular (Chapter House). In a church, the sacristy is a room where liturgical items are kept, including monstrances, reliquaries.

The Custodia de Arfe is in the middle of the sacristy. Displayed in the background are the two famous painting mounted on the wall.

Right: The Vision of San Fransciso – A masterpiece by Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560 – 1627), a Baroque painter and a pioneer of realism in Spain
Left: Virgin of Mercy – A great work attributed to Juan de Roelas (17th century)

Related 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

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