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May 28: Vnà church

Finally, I stopped in at the church, located near the lower edge of Vnà.

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It appears to date from 1671. Like most of the Engadin churches, this one is a Reformed church.

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A lovely bottle-glass window in the nave.

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The rose window has a counterclockwise color wheel, which along with the alpha and omega pretty much makes it the bee's knees for me.

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All the woodwork in the church is very attractive, including the steep stair up to the balcony.

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Simple steps into the apse.

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A vibrantly asymmetrical vault.

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Part of its asymmetry is due to the balcony being pushed over to one side.

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Nicely shaped stringers and treads.

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The wall and vault of the balcony are intensely sculptural.

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A full view of the apse, also a bit asymmetrical in plan.

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The polyanthic western rose window.

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Pews and multi-angle shadows.

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This sgraffito mural looks centuries older than 1671, but I wonder if it might instead be a "primitivist" work.

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One more look at the main space of the church from the vestibule. Definitely one of my favorite churches from the whole six months.

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This farmhouse contains multitudes.

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A fuller view of the church from below.