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[Monumentos Arquitectónicos de España]

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

[24] pl.; 753 mm.

Responsibility Note

The plates are signed as drawn by F. Ruiz, R. Amador de los Rios, J. Vallejo, S. Viaplana, P. Gonzalvo, F. Aznar y Garcia, C. Gondorff, N. Mendivil, J. Picon, M. Fosas Pi, A. Sureda, R. Arredondo, and as engraved by E. Ancelet, D. Martinez, F.P. Baquero, A. Chappuis, E. Stüler, L. Gaucherel, E. Buxó or F. Kraus or lithographed by J. Millan, F. Aznar or Teo. Ruffle.

Some plates carry the imprint of the Calcografía de la Imprenta Nacional. The lithographs carry the imprints of J.Ma. Mateu or D. Castell.

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] view of Toledo; [2-11] Toledo cathedral (Gothic and Renaissance structures); [12, 13] Iglesia del Tránsito, Antigua Sinagoga (Mudejar style); [14] Renaissance Hospital de San Juan Bautista; [15] Renaissance Portadas en el Vestibulo del Antiguo Hospital de Sta. Cruz; [16] varias Iglesias de los siglos XIV y XV (Mudejar style); [17, 18] Palacio de los Ayalas (Mudejar style); [19-21] pre-Arab Romanesque architectural fragments; [22] Iglesia Parroquial de Sta. Maria, Trujillo (Romanesque and Gothic styles); [23, 24] La Colegiata, Toro (Romanesque style).

Three plates are lithographs - two of them chromolithographs.

Copy Note

The paper cover is inscribed in ink, 'Toledo Cathedral &c. - Trujillo - Toro'.

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 - Churches - Cathedrals - Sculpture - Spain - Castilla La Mancha - Toledo - History - Mudejar - Gothic - Renaissance
Christian art and symbolism
Architecture - Churches - Spain - Trujillo - History - Romanesque - Gothic
Architecture - Public buildings - Spain - Toro - La Colegiata - History - Romanesque
Art history - Views - Plans - Elevations - Sections - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Chromolithographs - Colour printing - Spain - 19th century


F. Ruiz, draughtsman
Rodrigo Amador De Los Rios, draughtsman
José Vallejo Y Galeazo, draughtsman
Santiago Viaplana Casamala, draughtsman
Pablo Gonzalvo Pérez, draughtsman
Francisco Aznar y García, draughtsman, lithographer
C. Gondorff, draughtsman
N. de Mendivil, draughtsman
J. Picon, draughtsman
M. Fosas Pi, draughtsman
A. Sureda, draughtsman
Ricardo Arredondo Y Calmache, draughtsman
E. Ancelet, engraver
D. Martinez, engraver
J. Millan, lithographer
F. Perez Baquero, engraver
M. A. Chappuis, engraver
Teo. Rufflé, lithographer
E. Stüler, engraver
Leon Gaucherel, engraver
Esteban Buxó, engraver
F. Kraus, engraver
J. Ma. Mateu, lithographic printer
D. Castell, lithographic printer
Spain - Imprenta Y Calcografía Nacional, printer
Spain - Ministerio De Fomento, publisher