The Church of San Agustin was built in the first half of the 17th century in Cádiz. Latin-cross plan, the main façade and its marble portal stand out. These were built in Genoa by Sancho de Urdanibia in 1647 and designed by Alejandro Saavedra. The image of Saint Augustine can be seen there.
Its interior is sober, mixing characteristics of neoclassical reform with a touch of baroque decoration. The altarpiece is a noteworthy work of Pedro Ángel Albisu, featuring paintings by Alvarez Enciso and carvings by Alonso Martínez in 1666.
The Cristo de la Humildad y Paciencia is worth mentioning. It is a carving done by Jacinto Pimentel in 1638, whose polychrome is attributed to Francisco de Zurbarán.
The most important piece is the sculpture of Cristo de la Buena Muerte, a polychrome carved wood figure of the crucified Christ made in 1649. It was done in order to chair the burial chapel of the convent of friars belonging to the church. It is considered one of the masterpieces of Spanish sculpture works of the seventeenth century.
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