- noting or pertaining to a 16th-century style of Spanish architecture characterized by profuse applications of delicate low-relief Renaissance ornament to isolated parts of building exteriors.
Origin of plateresque
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Bartolom Lpez added the plateresque ornamentations about 1522.The Story of Seville
Walter M. Gallichan
The two pulpits are covered with interesting iron bas-reliefs, and the High Altar encased in a mass of plateresque silver work.
Late Gothic predominates amidst a deal of Plateresque and Barroque ornament.
It would be difficult to find a faade of greater beauty than this marvel of plateresque work.
It is the first sample of plateresque architecture then introduced into Spain by Covarrubias.Toledo. The Story of an Old Spanish Capital