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14 Baroque Valencia

Valencia Cathedral

Presbiterio de la Catedral de Valencia 1684. (Valencia
Cathedral Presbytery), 1684. The best and most important
example of 17th-century baroque decoration in the city of
This gem of baroque architecture was financed by
archbishop Cameros. The baroque covering of this ogival
presbytery indicates that the work began with the formation
of vaulting in five of the eight sides of the chapel. Lunettes
were opened in these to bring in light. Floral motifs were
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