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Fernando Liger Hidalgo (Spanish, 1880-1945) Orientalist Watercolor "The Alcazar"

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A fine orientalist watercolor on paper titled "Puerta del Salón de Embajadores de el Alcazar de Sevilla" – "Entrance to Hall of Ambassadors at the Alcazar in Seville, Spain" by Fernando Liger Hidalgo (Spanish, 1880-1945) The finely executed watercolor on paper under glass depicting the architectural Moorish courtyard of the Alcazar, within its original Moorish style frame. Signed (l/l): F. Liger and Dated: Sevilla 1905. The back is inscribed in pencil, probably by the artist himself: "Puerta del Salón de Embajadores de el Alcazar de Sevilla". Circa: Seville, Spain 1905. Frame height: 23 1/2 inches (59.7 cm) Frame width: 20 1/4 inches (51.5 cm) Frame depth: 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm) Sight height: 16 1/2 inches (41.9 cm) Sight width: 13 3/8 inches (34 cm) Fernando Liger Hidalgo (Seville, 1880-1945) was a Spanish born Impressionist & Modern painter, best known for his Orientalist artworks depictions of several Mudéjar architectural parts of the Royal The Royal Alcázars Palce of Seville. The Royal Alcázars Palace of Seville (Spanish: Reales Alcázares de Sevilla), historically known as al-Qasr al-Muriq (Arabic: ????? ?????????, The Verdant Palace) and commonly known as the Alcázar of Seville, is a Royal Palace in Seville, Spain, built for the Christian king Peter of Castile. It was built by Castilian Christians on the site of an Abbadid Muslim alcazar, or residential fortress destroyed after the Christian conquest of Seville. The palace is a preeminent example of Mudéjar architecture in the Iberian Peninsula but features Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque design elements from previous stages of construction. The upper storeys of the Alcázar are still occupied by the Royal family when they are in Seville, and are administered by the Patrimonio Nacional. It was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, along with the adjoining Seville Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.
  • Creator:
    Fernando Liger Hidalgo (Artist)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 23.5 in (59.69 cm)Width: 20.25 in (51.44 cm)Depth: 1.25 in (3.18 cm)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1905
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. A beautifully painted artwork in very good original condition having been protected by glass. Please view all images.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Ref.: A2527 1stDibs: LU1796223369502
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