Casa de Pilatos, Seville: detail of of the main entrance gateway

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RIBApix ref no RIBA108189
Architect/DesignerAprile, Antonio Maria (1488 or 1489-after 1535)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
Subject Date1529
Image Date1989
Library ReferenceBenton 89-03-19-05
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The first Marquis of Tarifa had this house built on his return from a grand Tour of Europe and the Holy Land in 1518. It became known as Casa de Pilatos because it was thought to resemble Pontius Pilate's home in Jerusalem. It is regarded as the prototype of an Andalusian palace. The main entrance gateway is by Antonio Maria Aprile.

Subject tags

entrances, lettering, decorative stonework, gateways, town houses