Monumental fountain of Spain square
Baptistery and Presbytery of the Parish Church
Tower top of Sant Jaume Church
In Els Pallaresos:
Restoration of the Lloret shrine
Sant Joan Despí:
Can Negre xxxxx
S. Joan Baptista Church
Torre de la Creu (Casa dels ous)
Vistabella (La Secuita):
Sagrat Cor Church
Josep Maria Jujol
was born in Tarragona, on 16 September 1879.
In 1883 he went with his family to Gracia (a town close to
Barcelona later integrated in the city).
He finished his baccalaureate studies in 1896.
Once his elementary studies were finished, he went to Barcelona
to study in the Sciences Faculty and later in the Escola
Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona from 1901, when
Domènech i Montaner
was the Director.
He was titled as architect in 1906.
In 1904 he started to work with
never stopping his close collaboration with him until the great
architect’s death in 1927, and helping him in the construction
and other works.
He was a professor of the Escola Superior d'Arquitectura de
Barcelona from 1910. In addition to his work as architect, he
also pursued very interesting side-lines as a designer and
sculptor (Professor of Barcelona Escola del Treball).
The architectural work of Jujol is modest, not only in the size
and characteristics of his commissioned works, but also for
their small budgets (especially in comparison with the big Art
Nouveau Catalan architects
Domènech i Montaner,
Puig i Cadafalch,
and others), but these are no reasons to deny his genius. In
fact the contrast between the limitation of his possibilities
richness and originality of his works is one of the most
interesting aspects of Jujol’s output.
The works listed on the left hand side of this page may be
regarded as his most important, but they form only a small part
of the large quantity of small-scale works that he built in
Catalonia, essentially around the Camp de Tarragona region.
Josep Maria Jujol died in Barcelona, on 1 May 1949.