Casa de Masía L’Ampurdá

CA3
General sightseeing
Architectural style: Art Nouveau
CA Ranking: 3
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  • Another modernist gem by Rotllant, who on this occasion proclaimed his Catalan ancestry. Like in Dámaso Gutiérrez’s home, the stylistic harmony between interiors and exteriors surprises pleasingly. The delicate work in glazed pottery (the benches outside are reminiscent of those at the famous Güell Park by Catalonian architect Antoni Gaudí), the display of stained-glass windows and wrought-iron work, and the harmony in size are prominent in this house. Occupied today by a school, as well as that of Dámaso Gutiérrez’s, it has experienced a better fate. It has been fairly well preserved (despite the change of color on the outside) and, amazingly, the magnificent stained-glass window with the image of a peacock, which is considered the most significant in Cuban Art Nouveau, is still intact.

    
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