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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexicoen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1563-1813 (inclusive)en_US
dc.creatorArciniega, Claudio deen_US
dc.creatorBalbás, Jerónimo deen_US
dc.date1563-1813en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-25T21:50:55Z
dc.date.available2013-01-25T21:50:55Z
dc.date.issued1563-1813en_US
dc.identifier186629en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 1853en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/95823
dc.descriptionThe second Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City (begun 1563) was built in the Plaza Mayor (now Plaza de la Constitución) in the centre of the city, near the site where the Aztec Templo Mayor was later discovered. It was based on Jaén Cathedral in Spain, and construction was continued under Claudio de Arciniega and Juan Miguel de Agüero ( fl 1574-1613); the cathedral was dedicated in 1656, although the towers were completed only in 1813.; The second Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City (begun 1563) was built in the Plaza Mayor (now Plaza de la Constitución) in the centre of the city, near the site where the Aztec Templo Mayor was later discovered. It was based on Jaén Cathedral in Spain, and construction was continued under Claudio de Arciniega and Juan Miguel de Agüero ( fl 1574-1613); the cathedral was dedicated in 1656, although the towers were completed only in 1813. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 6/22/2009)en_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.subjectChurrigueresqueen_US
dc.subjectSpanish Colonialen_US
dc.titleMetropolitan Cathedralen_US
dc.title.alternativeCatedral Metropolitanaen_US
dc.title.alternativeCatedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de Maríaen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-M-MC-CM-B4en_US
vra.culturalContextMexicanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypecathedralen_US
dc.contributor.displayClaudio de Arciniega (Mexican architect, ca. 1526-1593); Jerónimo de Balbás (Mexican architect, ca. 1680-1748)en_US


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