Thursday, February 18, 2016

Road of Faith and Art group visits Tepotzotlan

Yesterday, February 17th, the "Road of Faith and Art" Group enjoyed a private audience to the Exposition of "Miguel Cabrera, Episodes of Creation", at the Museo Nacional del Virreinato, in Tepotzotlan, 30 miles northwest of Mexico City.
Before driving up to Tepotzotlan, each of our members received a 3 ring binder with pictures and notes on the different works of Miguel Cabrera.
"Road of Faith and Art" group receives their
binder notebook before leaving for Tepotzotlan
visit to the "Miguel Cabrera" Exposition:
"Episodes of the Creation".
"Road of Faith and Art" group in
the atrium in front of the church
of San Francisco Javier.
Group meets Jesuit history expert Maestro
Emilio Quesada at the entrance of the
Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Tepotzotlan.
Maria de los Angeles Ocampo showing us a
16th Century Bible with branding marks
Emilio Quesada explaining the main altarpiece

The magnificent altarpiece

On the vault on top of the altar piece the tempura
painted figures by Miguel Cabrera use perspective
techniques of Andrea Pozo

Side altar piece featuring Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola on the
right side altarpiece

Saint Ignatius of Loyola flanked by Saint
Francis of Asisi and Saint Dominique

The left side altarpiece features the Virgin of

"Buen Provecho!" A delicious lunch in
"La Hosteria" after a great deal of learning!

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