Stone and pink tiled low vaulted ceilings at Hospital Sant Pau #1

Barcelona | Spain

£55

Intricate pink tiled dome roofs at The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona.
Intricate pink tiled dome roofs at The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona.
Colour
Colour
Orientation
Landscape
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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag® Baryta
Print Source
Photograph
Date Captured
February 2019
Date Released
February 2023
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Description

Step into a world of pastel hues and timeless architecture with this exquisite print from Barcelona's Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Through this image, you're invited to marvel at the stunning interiors of the hospital's main vestibule, where architectural brilliance comes to life through an intriguing combination of stone and tiles.

At first glance, your eyes are met with a symphony of vaulted and arched ceilings, gracefully upheld by sturdy stone columns. The ceiling, adorned with pastel pink tiles, showcases an intricate herringbone pattern, a testament to the meticulous workmanship characteristic of the Catalan Modernism art movement. These stunningly detailed tiles breathe life into the space, creating an atmosphere of serenity and elegance.

The pastel pink tiles are beautifully complemented by a series of ornate tile mosaics. Set against a serene, pastel blue backdrop, these mosaics introduce two striking symbols into the scene. The first is the white St. George’s cross set against a bold, red circular background, encased by a charming, tiled rope of warming orange hues. The second mosaic displays the red digits 1910 and the Greek letter Omega set against a crisp, white background, similarly encased.

The captivating hues of pink and blue pastels are beautifully contrasted by the light brown veins of the stone arches and columns. Together, these colours harmoniously blend to present an artwork that exudes tranquillity and grace.

Acquiring this print means more than owning a beautiful piece of art. It's an invitation into the architectural heritage of Barcelona, a piece of the city's soul captured in stone and tile. Each time your eyes wander over it, you will be whisked away to the tranquil interiors of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, a testament to the timeless beauty of historic architecture. This isn't just a print; it's a window into history and a conversation starter that never loses its charm.

Intricate pink tiled dome roofs at The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona.

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