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

RIBApix ref no RIBA55501
Artist/PhotographerMedd, David (1917-2009)
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Subject Date1520
Image Date1987
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceMedd slides 12707
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit 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