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Our Lady of Guadalupe - La Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 15° 45.895 W 096° 08.346
14P E 806556 N 1745012
Quick Description: A ceiling mural of the patron saint of Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe, is located in Inglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, commonly known as La Crucecita Church, in the center of La Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
Date Posted: 5/10/2015 10:00:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMNW6X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
This huge ceiling mural of Our Lady of Guadalupe extends from the street entrance of the church on the east to above the altar at the opposite, west, end of the church. The mural is the major attraction of La Crucecita and one of the most visited attractions of the Huatulco region of Mexico.

The mural was painted by Mexican artist Jose del Signo and is about 30 meters long (92') and 285 meters square (881 sq. ft.) in area. It is the largest painting of the Virgin Mary in Mexico. The mural was painted before the dedication of the church which occurred in 2000.
City: La Crucecita

Location Name: Inglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Artist: Jose del Signo

Date: 2000

Media: Acrylic paint on stucco

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