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Monographie Du Chateau De Heidelberg Dessinée Et Gravée Par Rodolphe Pfnor Accompagnée D'Un Texte Historique Et Descriptif Par Daniel Ramée

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/2137

Variant Title

Chateaux de la Renaissance - Renaissance Allemande 1545 - 1607

Imprint

Paris: A. Morel Et Cie, Éditeurs 18, Rue Vivienne -, 1859

Physical Description

[4], 16, [8] p., 12, 12 pl.: illus.; 508 mm. (Folio.)

Contents

[Half-t., t.p.] - [Text] - [Divisional t.p., 'Chateau De Heidelberg - Première Partie - Palais De Otto-Henry'] - Planches [list] - [Pl. I-XII] - [Divisional t.p., 'Chateau De Heidelberg - Deuxième Partie - Pavillon De Frédéric-Le-Sage'] - Planches [list] - [Plates I-XII].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed as drawn and engraved by Rodolphe Pfnor.

Most carry the printer's imprint of F. Chardon ainé. Some carry that of the publisher, A. Morel et Cie.

Some in-text illustrations are signed as by 'R.P.'

The printer is named on the half-title verso: 'Paris. - Imprimerie Simon Raçon Et Comp., Rue D'Erfurth, 1.'

Summary Note

The half-title reads, 'Chateaux De La Renaissance - Renaissance Allemande 1545 - 1607'.

The plates show plans, elevations, sections and architectural details of the Heidelberger Schloss, especially the Ottheinrichsbau, built for Elector Otto Henry (reigned 1556-9) with sculpture by Alexander Colin and others, and the Friedrichsbau, built for Frederick IV (reigned 1583-1610) by Johann Schoch.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter red morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Pfnor - Monographie Du Chateau De Heidelberg'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Architecture - Architecture details - Sculpture - Castles - Germany - Baden-Württemberg - Heidelberg - Heidelberger Schloss - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Plans - Elevations - Sections - France - 19th century
Pictorial works - France - 19th century

Contributors