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Cubas y González-Montes, Francisco, Marqués de Fontalbalocked

(b Madrid, April 13, 1826; d Madrid, Jan 2, 1899).
  • Alberto Villar Movellán

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Spanish architect and politician. He graduated in 1855 from the new Escuela de Arquitectura, Madrid, which though separate from the Academia de Bellas Artes continued the latter’s pursuit of Italianate classical ideals. His principal teacher was Narciso Pascual y Colomer, whose style is reflected in Cubas’s early works. Cubas travelled in Italy and Greece on a Spanish government scholarship and on a second tour visited various European countries, including a longer stay in Munich....

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