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|Details of Arc de Triomf.|
Built by Josep Vilaseca (1848-1910) for the hastily prepared
Universal Eshibition of 1888. Vilaseca made this arch of brick
using inspiration from the past Islamic traditions of Spain.
A number of Catalan sculptors decorated the arch.
Last Revised April 28, 2007