• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 595

    A SPANISH GREY-PAINTED WOOD, PAPER AND PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL OF THE PUERTA DE ALCALA

    LATE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH GREY-PAINTED WOOD, PAPER AND PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL OF THE PUERTA DE ALCALA
    LATE 20TH CENTURY
    On an ebonised stand, losses
    the model - 34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 60 in. (152.5 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep
    the stand - 32¼ in. (82 cm.) high; 66 in. (168 cm.) wide; 16¼ in. (41 cm.) deep


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    The Puerta de Alcala was originally constructed in 1599 to welcome Margarita of Austria (wife of King Felipe III) to Madrid. The arch was reconstructed in 1769 by the Italian architect Sabatini.

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