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

RIBApix ref no RIBA108562
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Subject Date1520
Image Date1989
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceBenton 89-17-14
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
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.

Subject tags

courtyards, fountains, town houses