26 avril 2012

Triumphal Arch of Barcelona

Arc de Triomf The Triumphal Arch of Barcelona was the main entrance of the 1888 Universal Exibition. This Neo- Moorish style arch was designed by Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas. This reddish brick arch  was decorated with several stone sculptures. The stone bats symbolises modernism & the 12 angels represents  fame. In the middle there is a crown & below it a stone carving which  represents all the Spanish Provinces.  The front frieze was designed by Josep... [Lire la suite]
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