Plateresque Periods and Styles History Architecture

This ornate architectural style was popular in Spain and its American colonies during the 16th century. It made lavish use of ornamental motifs - Gothic, Renaissance and even Moorish - unrelated to the building to which they were applied.

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  • Casa de Montejo - Picture and description by Richard D. Perry of the finest civil example of the Spanish Plateresque style in Mexico, from Exploring Colonial Mexico.
  • Castilian Plateresque - A description from Virginia Polytechnic of the historical history setting, development and features of the Plateresque style history in Castile.

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