Plateresque refers to the 15th and 16th century art form in Spain, characterized by an ornate style of architecture. Art refers to a diverse range of Human activities creations and expressions that are appealing to the Senses or Emotions of a human individual Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. This form was soon transferred to Spanish-owned colonies in America. The terms means, "in the manner of a silversmith. " Distinct examples of the style include the Royal Chapel of the Granada Cathedral, Monterrey Palace in Salamanca, the House of Shells )La Casa de Conchas) in Salamanca, the façades of Seville Town Hall, the Universities of Salamanca and Alcalá de Henares. Granada Cathedral ( Cathedral of the Incarnation) is a Cathedral in Granada, in the Autonomous Region of Andalusia, This article is about the Mexican city for other uses see Monterrey (disambiguation. Geography The city lies on a mountain by the Tormes River which is crossed by a bridge 150 m long built on 26 arches fifteen of which are of Roman origin, while The University of Salamanca (Universidad de Salamanca located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, is the oldest university in Spain (the older The University of Alcalá (Universidad de Alcalá is an institute of higher learning located in the city of Alcalá de Henares, to the east of Madrid in The artistic form is derived from the work of the Italian Renaissance.
Plateresque comes from a Spanish word platero, meaning silversmith, and relates to the style because of the delicate execution of its ornaments. This form of art originated from Spain.