Facade Sheet of the University, ALCALÁ DE HENARES
Art print from the Spain Series. University of Alcalá de Henares
The Colegio Mayor de San Ildefonso de Alcalá de Henares was founded in 1499 by Cardinal Cisneros as the origin of the historic University of Alcalá. It was closed as a residence hall in September 1798. It is currently the rectorate of the new University of Alcalá.
It is one of the most important works of the Spanish Renaissance and declared a World Heritage Site, along with the rest of the historic center of Alcalá de Henares.
On the façade we can find the following symbols:
The Holy Trinity (The celestial), Gargoyles (demonic figures), Charles V (Head of the earthly world), Saint Peter (Head of the Church) Library (Knowledge) Saint Paul (Head of the Church) and Fathers of the Church ( Pillars and supports of Western Culture).
Sheet printed on 320 gr paper. High Quality Embossing. Measurements 23 x 23 cm.
Recommended IKEA Hovsta frame 23x23 cm.