Definition of Churrigueresque in English:
Relating to the lavishly ornamented late Spanish baroque style: a Churrigueresque church
More example sentences
- So intricate and so complex were Churrigueresque altars that few understand how the design was done.
- The term Churrigueresque denotes a style that is visually frenetic and exuberantly detailed.
- Designed in the Churrigueresque style, the ground floor is wrapped in a brocade of ornamental cast iron.
Mid 19th century: from the name José Benito de Churriguera (1665–1725), a Spanish architect who worked in this style.
Definition of Churrigueresque in:
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