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Photo of St. Peter's Basilica

Altar of the Transfiguration

Altar of the Transfiguration on the east side of the southeast pier in the left aisle. This mosaic is a reproduction of Raphael's famous painting of 1520. A team of six artists took nine years to execute the mosaic, finishing in 1767.

Photo © Holly Hayes.