- noting or pertaining to the baroque architecture of Spain and its colonies in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, characterized by fantastic and lavish detailing.
Origin of churrigueresque
Examples from the Web for churrigueresque
Historical Examples of churrigueresque
The influence of Churriguera, who evolved the Churrigueresque style, is to be met with in almost every Cathedral in the country.Cathedral Cities of Spain
William Wiehe Collins
For me a Churrigueresque building is the ne plus ultra of bad taste in architecture, and Spain has a wealth of them.
The whole thing was in the worst possible taste, on a level with the bad Churrigueresque architecture of the same period.
Externally the structure is completely cased in late Spanish Renaissance or Churrigueresque work.Northern Spain
Edgar T. A. Wigram
- of or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain in the late 17th and early 18th centuries