Ceilings of Houses at San Simeon, California

1922-10  

CEILINGS OF HOUSES AT SAN SIMEON, CALIF. HOUSE "A" Upper Lobby: Motif suggested by a ceiling in the ducal Apartments, Palazzo Ducale, Montove, Italy Sitting Room: Antinque spanish carved and gilded work center panel with field suggested by a ceiling in the apartments of Charles V, the Alhambra, Granada, Spain. Mrs. Hearst's Bedroom: Design copied from a ceiling in the Church of santa Maria Aracceli, Rome, Italy. Mr. Hearst's Bedroom: Adaptation of an antique ceiling brought from abroad and used by Stanford White in his N.Y. residence. Small bedrooms: Motifs suggested by the vaulting of the arch of Alfonzo d'Aragona, castel Nuovo, Naples, Italy. Lower Lobby: Panels and beams adapted in relief from a painted ceiling in the Infantado Palace, Guadalajara, Spain; motifs of frieze taken from wood carvings formerly in the destroyed Town Hall, Valencia, Spain. Lower Right Bedroom: Ceiling adapted from that of the Praetorium, House of Pilate, Seville, Spain. Lower Left Bedroom: Panels and inscriptions from the Main Salon, Casa de los Tiros, Granada, Spain. HOUSE B Lobby: Design following that of a ceiling the Chapter room, cathedral of Toledo, Spain. Sitting Room: Ceiling designs and motifs following those of a ceiling in the cabinet of Duke Frederick of Montefeltro, the Ducal Palace, Urbino, Italy, and one in the Arch Bishop's Palace, Urbino, Italy, Alcala de Henares, Spain. Large Bedrooms: Suggested by a ceiling in the Archbishop's Palace at Alcala de henares, Spain. Small Bedrooms: suggested by a ceiling in the Hospital del Rey, Burgos, Spain. HOUSE C Loggia: Copy of a ceiling in the patio arcade, University of Salamonca, Spain. Sitting Room: motifs adapted from a vaulted ceiling in the Old Town Hall, Granada, Spain. Large Bedrooms: Ceilings of Moorish design and detail. Small Bedrooms: Ceilings of Moorish design and detail Tower Bedrooms: Antique Spanish wood ceiling and duplication of same.

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