MADE IN SPAIN
|BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SPANISH EMBASSY IN PARIS|
The seat of the Embassy of Spain in Paris is the Hôtel Wagram or Berthier located in Avenue George V and acquired by the Spanish State in 1920. The furnishings and the decoration of the residence was carried out with relevant pieces from the Royal Heritage, donated expressly by wish of King Alfonso XIII.
Among the pieces of the art collection featured, highlighted are the portraits, engravings and stately tapestries by Goya, as well as relevant works by painters such as Pantoja de la Cruz, Sánchez Coello, José Llaneces or Federico de Madrazo. The magnificent collection of Spanish Turkish gnarled carpets woven in the workshops of the Real Fábrica de Tapices in Madrid, clothe the floors of this spectacular residence.