Illustrations made for the exhibition “Battle of Montjuïc. Defending the city from the Castle” at Castell de Montjuïc, Barcelona (2017).

 

The Battle of Montjuïc was the combat that took place on 26 January 1641 in Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona seven months after the popular uprising known as the “Corpus de Sang” (Corpus of Blood, 7 June 1640). The exhibition is mainly narrated by these images specialy created for the occasion. Twelve large-format images which recreate events, characters and scenes accompanied by short informative texts written by the historian Dani Cortijo and that, through chapters, report the events, from the arrival of the Castilian troops to the victory of the Catalan hosts.