Parroquia del Carmen

Calle el Carmen, 3 14900 Lucena (Córdoba)
The parish church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady of Carmen) built in 1630, located on a hillock above the traditional neighbourhood of La Barrera, is a clear example of the architectural evolution from the mannerism to the baroque and the remarkable influence of the Herrera style in the architecture of the first half 17th century. Its plant is of Latin cross with lateral chapels communicated to each other and on its transept a semi-spherical dome decorated with frescoes with plant-forms motifs and a large central flowerpot is erected, all on spandrels decorated with the heraldic blazons of the houses of Comares and Segorbe and Cardona family. Inside, the main altarpiece stands out, which can be considered contemporary to the church's façade, whose decorative elements of the Escorial style court are repeated in its structure. In its architecture it includes an important collection of paintings and some of notable influence of Zurbarán with possible attribution to Bartolomé de Ayala. Ver Detalles

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The parish church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady of Carmen) built in 1630, located on a hillock above the traditional neighbourhood of La Barrera, is a clear example of the architectural evolution from the mannerism to the baroque and the remarkable influence of the Herrera style in the architecture of the first half 17th century. Its plant is of Latin cross with lateral chapels communicated to each other and on its transept a semi-spherical dome decorated with frescoes with plant-forms motifs and a large central flowerpot is erected, all on spandrels decorated with the heraldic blazons of the houses of Comares and Segorbe and Cardona family. Inside, the main altarpiece stands out, which can be considered contemporary to the church’s façade, whose decorative elements of the Escorial style court are repeated in its structure. In its architecture it includes an important collection of paintings and some of notable influence of Zurbarán with possible attribution to Bartolomé de Ayala.

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Calle el Carmen, 3
14900
Lucena (Córdoba)

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