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Reviews Hotel Alcázar Sevilla

By | 5 October, 2015 | 0 comments

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Tapestry with the shield of the city of Zaragoza

By | 11 September, 2015 | 0 comments

This is a 19th century tapestry showing the shield of the city of Zaragoza. In the field gules a lion rampant gold appears, with tongue and nails,

armed and topped by an open royal crown inlaid with precious stones, composed of eight fleurons, five visible, and interpolated pearls. This shield is documented in the 17th century, Read full article

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José Celestino Mutis y Bosio

By | 11 September, 2015 | 0 comments

José Celestino Mutis y Bosio was born on April 6th, 1732, in Cadiz, a city marked by the busy overseas trade. As a natural

port of departure for the Americas, Cadiz was well-known for its openness, a characteristic which undoubtedly influenced the young Mutis. His father was a bookseller and that sparked his interest in reading; Read full article

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comments Hotel Alcázar

By | 2 September, 2015 | 0 comments

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(Español) ¿Dónde está ubicado el Hotel Alcázar de Sevilla?

By | 17 August, 2015 | 0 comments

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Coloured marble mosaic tabletop following 16th and 17th century Italian models set on a 17th century Spanish table, from the collection of Count of Las Almenas

By | 17 August, 2015 | 0 comments

In the late 16th century it became popular for board surfaces instead of panels to be used over table frameworks, thereby

allowing the use of very elaborate marquetry and veneers. In less than a century the assembly system had become obsolete. The new technique was popularised in European cities as an example of refinement. It was also in the 16th century that ‘national styles’ appeared for the first time. Read full article

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Portada de la Feria de Sevilla 2016

By | 23 July, 2015 | 0 comments

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Sarcophagus of the House of Híjar

By | 23 July, 2015 | 0 comments

his sarcophagus is a clear example of the beginnings of the culture of humanism and Renaissance language in Spain and

dates from the first half of the 16th century. It belonged to the Ducal House of Híjar and according to María José Casaus was assigned to Luis Fernandez de Híjar y Ramirez de Arellano, 10th Baron of Híjar and 3rd Count of Belchite. Read full article

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Coat of arms of Carlos de Ibarra y Barresi

By | 19 July, 2015 | 0 comments

Carlos de Ibarra y Barresi Vargas y Branciforte was born in 1587 in either Eibar in the Basque country or Militello in Sicily and died in 1639 in Barcelona. He was the son of Diego de Ibarra y Vargas, Commander of Villahermosa, and his wife Leonor Isabel Barresi y Branciforte, a Palermo native who was the daughter of Carlos Barresi, Read full article

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WELCOME TO HOTEL ALCÁZAR

By | 19 July, 2015 | 0 comments

Dear Guests

The idea of publishing this blog is none other than to offer a memento of your stay at the Hotel Alcázar. We want you to know that we have been enthusiastically and patiently collecting, restoring and documenting significant and relevant works of art, which we believe should not to be forgotten but rather displayed for the enjoyment of all. Read full article

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