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Baeza. Palacio de Jabalquinto

Baeza. Palacio de Jabalquinto

The Palacio de Jabalquinto is one of the most remarkable buildings in Baeza.
It was built at the end of the 15th century by Don Juan Alonso de Benavides Manrique, the Lord of Jabalquinto, most commonly known as the “Captain of Lorca”, and the second cousin of king Ferdinand the Catholic.
This is a free-standing building, whose magnificent main façade takes over the square lending to it the urban qualities so much longed for by the Renaissance Humanists. The project was undertaken by Enrique Egas.
The artistic façade of the palace is attributed to Juan Guas. It was executed following the style known as the Catholic Monarchs style or Isabelline style, whose main feature is its abundant decoration. The elements used include pyramid shapes, pointed leaves, foliage, rosettes, bows, pinnacles, shields and honeycomb work.

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Kim05-Dec-2012 14:35
Wonderful architecture shot! V
ac04-Dec-2012 18:25
Magnificent, yes. Beautiful architecture and photo.
Walter O. Koenig04-Dec-2012 17:57
What a marvelous building with this impressive facade. "V"
Hank Vander Velde04-Dec-2012 13:47
A well captured image Jose.I agree with Jim 7 Yvonne's comments.
Stephanie04-Dec-2012 13:06
Lovely textured building! It's great to see the massive size of it with the people in front! :)
Jim Coffman04-Dec-2012 12:49
This is a great shot with the people standing next to the doors.I gives us a sense of how big the doors are..
Carl H. Johnson04-Dec-2012 11:25
Such soft colors!!!!!
Brian with an Eye04-Dec-2012 10:30
Impressive architecture.
Michal Leszczynski04-Dec-2012 05:44
Interesting photo of architecture with very well captured here these details of architecture and this perspective. V.
Gérard Koehl04-Dec-2012 05:42
Encore une très belle architecture. V
Yvonne04-Dec-2012 05:41
It certainly is lovely, and one gets an idea of the size with the tiny people who come to see it! v
Bryan Murahashi04-Dec-2012 05:35
A most impressive facade. V
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