Sunday, September 06, 2009

Spanish Pedazos #3

Comillas, a mecca for expensive recreation in the latter part of the nineteenth century, duly became a playground for vacationing Catalan modernists.

Joan Martorell's Sobrellano Palace flaunts a farrago of quoted architectural styles amongst which the English perpendicular gothic and the Venetian predominate. The building was commissioned by the first Marquis of Comillas and inaugurated in 1888.

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