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Domènech i Montaner: LLEÓ MORERA HOUSE

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Domènech i Montaner: Casa Lleó Morera
 
Basic information:
Location:     Passeig de Gracia, 35.    Barcelona
Qualification:
  xxxx(4 on 5)
Present Condition: 
Good
How to go to: 
Buses: 7, 16, 17, 22, 24, 28
                       Metro:  L2, L3, L4 (Passeig de Gràcia)
Visits: This is a private owned building and visits are only allowed under special conditions.
Ruta del Modernisme

History and description:
Project of the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner,  made in 1902.
Award of Barcelona Municipality of 1906.
This is one of most magnificent houses of one of most important avenues of Barcelona, the Passeig de Gracia inside of the area named El Quadrat d’Or (Gold square).

The façade, unfortunately truncated, had some extraordinary sculptures by Eusebi Arnau. That sculptures were one of the capital elements of the building.
Some of the basic collaborators of Domènech i Montaner (following Permanyer) in that building were the mentioned sculptor Eusebi Arnau, Antoni Serra i Fiter for the ceramics, Lluís Brú and Mario Maragliano for the mosaics and Gaspar Homar for decoration and furniture.
 

 

Images:

Domènech i Montaner: Casa Lleó Morera Top façade

 

Domènech i Montaner: Casa Lleó Morera windows

Domènech i Montaner: Casa Lleó Morera Gallery


Domènech i Montaner: Casa Lleó Morera Detail façade


Other works of Domènech i Montaner:
In Barcelona: Fuster House  Lamadrid House  Lleó Morera House  Thomas House  Museum of Zoology  Editorial  Montaner i Simón  Hospital of Sant Pau  Música Catalana Palace  Ramon Montaner Palace
In Canet de Mar:  Ateneu Obrer  Santa Florentina Castle  Domènech i Montaner House  Roure House (Ca la Bianga)
In Olot:  Solà-Morales House
In Reus:  Gasull House  Navàs House  Rull House  Pere Mata Institute 
Out of Catalonia:  Cemetery (Comillas)  "Tres caños" fountain (Comillas)  Universidad Pontifícia (Comillas)