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Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Penalver y Cardenas

Commissioned by Charity Hospital, José Salazar painted this portrait of Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Peñalver y Cárdenas ca. 1801. In 1793, Cárdenas was appointed as the first bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas.

Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Penalver y Cardenas

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Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Penalver y Cardenas. Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de (Artist)

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