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.
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How to use plateresque in a sentence
This organ, its loft, and the pulpit against it are all very elaborate examples of plateresque Renaissance work.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain | George Edmund Street
That to the right has a fine artesonado ceiling, and that to the left is decorated in a species of Moorish plateresque style.Southern Spain | A.F. Calvert
The style of the lower stalls of Toledo cathedral is good plateresque.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) | Leonard Williams
The clasps are also plateresque, and prove, together with the border, that the triptych was restored about this time.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3) | Leonard Williams
The sixteenth-century bordering to the panels is in the manner known as plateresque.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3) | Leonard Williams