Churrigueresque

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Churrigueresque is a term used from the late 18th century to denote a Spanish Baroque style. This style of elaborate, sumptuous and extravagant baroque ornamentation is called upon José Benito Churriguera.


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Main altar in the church of Saint Stephen in Salamanca, Spain; the style of this altar led to the adjective "churrigueresque".

See also

Altar de los Reyes, Cathedral of Mexico.

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