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[Monumentos Arquitectónicos]

RA Collection: Book

Record number


Variant Title

Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Publicados De Rl. Orden y por disposicion del Ministero de Fomento. Cuadernos No.


(Madrid: Imprenta y calcografia nacional.), [18--?]

Physical Description

[11] pl.; 753 mm.

General Note

Plate [11] is a duplicate of plate [9].

Responsibility Note

The plates are signed as drawn by F. Jareño, F. Aznar y Garcia or N. de Mendivil, and as engraved by L. Gaucherel, J. Pi, E. Stüler, E. Buxó or F. Ancelet, or lithographed by Teo. Ruffle or M. Unceta.

Most engravings carry the imprint of the Calcografía de la Imprenta Nacional. The lithographs carry those of J.M. Mateu or J. Donon.

Summary Note

There is no title-page or text (in the Royal Academy's copy). Some copies have bound in the paper cover, which carries the title, 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Publicados de Rl. Orden y por disposicion del Ministerio de Fomento. Cuaderno No. Madrid Imprenta y calcografia nacional.'

The plates are captioned, and show: [1, 9] 'Portada de la Universidad Salamanca' (in Plateresque and Renaissance styles); [2-8] 'La Catedral Vieja, Salamanca' (in Romanesque style with Gothic and Mudejar tombs); [10] 'Patio Del Colegio Del Arzobispo, Hoy De Irlandeses' (Renaissance style). Plate [11] is a duplicate of plate [9].

Plates [2, 3, 6] are lithographed - plates [2, 3] in color.

Copy Note

The paper cover is inscribed in ink, 'Salamanca'.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter red calf, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España - Tom. VIII. - Sevilla (Iglesias) Silos, San Roman De Hornija, Segovia, Salamanca Tres Sarcofagos Cristianos, Toledo, Truyillo, Toro, Villaviciosa, Villamayor (S. Maria De Valladolid, Valencia, Villanueva' and 'R.A.' Bound with others.


Architecture - Architecture details - Sculpture - Tombs - Public buildings - Churches - Cathedrals - Universities - Palaces - Spain - Salamanca - History - Romanesque - Mudejar - Gothic - Renaissance
Art history - Plans - Elevations - Sections - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Chromolithographs - Colour printing - Spain - 19th century


Esteban Buxó, engraver
Joaquim Pi y Margall, engraver
E. Stüler, engraver
J. Ma. Mateu, lithographic printer
E. Ancelet, engraver
Leon Gaucherel, engraver
Francisco Jareño Y Alarcón, draughtsman
Francisco Aznar y García, draughtsman
N. de Mendivil, draughtsman
Teo. Rufflé, lithographer
Marcelino de Unceta Y López, lithographer
J. Donon, lithographic printer
Spain - Imprenta Y Calcografía Nacional, printer
Spain - Ministerio De Fomento, publisher