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Frederic Edwin Church : “The Monastery of San Pedro (Our Lady of the Snows)” (1879)

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Although the location that inspired the painting has been subject to scholarly debate, many believe it derives from Church’s travels through the Ecuadorean Andes nearly a quarter century earlier. The composition reads as an allegory of spiritual salvation: perched atop a dramatic cliff, a brilliantly backlit monastery overlooks a shadowed foreground where a solitary figure navigates a rugged path.

(Text courtesy of The Cleveland Museum of Art).

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