Tag Archives: Trompe l’Oeil

Painted for best effect

20 Jun copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer Flassaders

By now you know how very richly decorated Barcelona’s old buildings can be (and often are), but I hadn’t shown you any that have been painted for best effect. About time, don’t you think? OK, well here are a few which I hope will tickle your fancy…

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Avinguda Francesc Cambò

… some are trompe l’oeil (above), some appear to tell a story,  like the one on Carrer Flassaders, and yet others were painted purely for decorative reasons.

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Number 26

9 Jan copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Ground floor

Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend, and are ready to start a new week. I’m kicking off the week with some surprise art at Number 26. Here goes…

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