London, South Kensington
27 November 2007
A SPANISH PAINTED WOOD AND PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL MODEL
34½in. (87.5cm.) high; 60in. (152.5cm.) wide; 12in. (30.5cm.) deep
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The Puerta de Alcala was originally constructed in 1599 to welcome doqa Margarita de Austria (wife of King Felipe III) to Madrid. The arch was reconstructed in 1769 by the Italian architect Sabatini.
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