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Nasrid plasterwork panel

  • Nasrid plasterwork panel. Alhambra Museum. Granada © Ministerio de Cultura

    Nasrid plasterwork panel. Alhambra Museum. Granada © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Decorative arts

Date

1273-1309

Cultural background

Nasrid

Original title

Panel de yesería nazarí
The Alhambra Museum
Granada
Granada, Andalusia
Granada

The art of polychrome plasterwork was widely developed by Nasrid artisans in the Alhambra in Granada, creating high quality pieces.

This plasterwork from the tower-viewpoint in the Generalife gardens, combines plant, architectural, geometrical and inscription decorations. The composition is made up of horizontal strips of different widths and ornamental motifs. The piece still has part of its original polychromy.

Details of the work

Object
Plasterwork

Dimensions
104 x 93 cm

Material
Plaster, carved and painted

  

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