News — The Alcazar
Jose Montenegro Capell, The Alcazar Jose Montenegro Capell (1865-1929) was a 19th century Orientalist painter from Andalusia, Spain. A student of a Sevillian art school, Capell painted primarily architectural structures and landscapes located in his home country. The Alcazar is a royal palace located in Sevilla and one of the buildings that inspired construction of the Hotel Ponce de Leon. The painting of the same name features a room known as the Hall of Justice. Originally constructed as a Moorish fort, the Alcazar has been modified several times, and the palace represents a cultural melting pot of different religions and...