Casa de Pilatos, Seville: the Mudejar-style main courtyard

RIBApix ref no RIBA27937
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Subject Date1520
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/SP46/1
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / 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.

Subject tags

courtyards, fountains, town houses, arcades