Inventory number
P02623
Author
Rico y Ortega, Martín
Title
The Ladies' Tower at the Alhambra in Granada
Chronology
1871
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimensions
63,5 cm x 40 cm
School
Spanish
Theme
Architecture
On display
No
Provenance
Legacy of Ramón de Errazu, 1904

In 1870, Rico moved to Granada and painted the Ladies' Tower, one of the constructions most identified with the Alhambra walls. The scene appears at noon on a sunny spring day.

This composition's balance and the fine treatment of the light give this landscape a certain feeling of perennial peace.

 
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