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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

[10] pl.; 753 mm.

Responsibility Note

The plates are signed as drawn by D. de los Rios, A. Gruener, J. Guichet or F. Aznar y Garcia, and engraved by B. Maura, E. Buxó, J. Pi Margall or E. Stüler, or lithographed by J. Acevedo, Thurwanger or Teo Ruffle.

Some engravings carry the imprint of the Calcografía de la Imprenta Nacional. The lithographs carry the imprints of J. Ma. Mateu, Lemercier 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: [1-5] Romanesque and Arab monuments in and near Seville; [6-9] architectural details and reliquaries of the Romanesque monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos, near Burgos; [10] remains of the Visigothic monastery of San Roman de Hornija, near Zamora.

Four plates are lithographs - three of them chromolithographs.

Copy Note

The paper cover is inscribed in ink, 'Iglesias (Sevilla) - Silos. - San Roman de Hornija'.

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, Arab - Spain - Andalucia - Seville - History
Architecture - Spain - Andalucia - Seville - History - Romanesque
Architecture details - Reliquaries - Spain - Burgos - Silos - Monasterio de Santo Domingo - Leon - Zamora - Monasterio de San Roman de Hornija - History - Romanesque - Visigothic
Art history - Plans - Elevations - Sections - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Colour printing - Chromolithographs - Lithographs - Spain - 19th century


D. De Los Rios, draughtsman
J. Guichet, draughtsman
A. Grüner, draughtsman
Francisco Aznar y García, draughtsman
Bartolomé Maura y Montaner, engraver
Esteban Buxó, engraver
Joaquim Pi y Margall, engraver
E. Stüler, engraver
Thurwanger, lithographer
José Acevedo, lithographer
Teo. Rufflé, lithographer
J. Ma. Mateu, lithographic printer
D. Castell, lithographic printer
Spain - Imprenta Y Calcografía Nacional, printer
Spain - Ministerio De Fomento, publisher
Imprimerie Lemercier et Compagnie (Paris), lithographic printer