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Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. La Universidad Complutense (En Alcalá De Henares), Por El Illmo. Señor Don Pedro De Madrazo, Individuo De Número De Las Reales Academias De La Historia Y De Bellas Artes De San Fernando, Electo De La Española, Etc., Etc.

Pedro De Madrazo Y Küntz

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/4978

Author

Variant Title

Universidad Complutense (En Alcalá De Henares)

Imprint

Publícase á expensas del Estado, bajo la inspeccion de la Real Academia De Bellas Artes de San Fernando. Editor: El Excmo. Señor Don José Gil Dorregaray., Madrid:: Imprenta De Fortanet Y Calcografía Nacional., MDCCCLXXVIII.

Physical Description

[2], 25, [3] p., [7] pl.: illus.; 748 mm.

Contents

[T.p.] - [Text] - Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. La Universidad Complutense. Índice De Esta Monografía - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

All plates are signed by their draughtsmen, J.D. de Bustamente, N. Mendivil, A. Ortíz de Villajos, J. Aznar y Garcia, F. Aznar y Garcia, and by engravers, E. Ancelet, D. Martinez, E. Buxó, E. Stüler.

Each plate carries the name of the printer, the Calcografía De La Imprenta Nacional.

The title-page vignette is signed as drawn by F. Madrazo and engraved by D. Martinez; the headpiece as drawn by F.G. y Aznar and engraved by E. Stüler; the decorated initial as by 'E.A.'(i.e. E. Ancelet?) and printed by the Calcografía De La Imprenta Nacional. The illustration on p.24 is unsigned.

Summary Note

Some copies have bound in the paper cover of this cuaderno, of which the title reads, 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Publicados de Rl. Orden y por disposicion del Ministerio de Fomento. Cuaderno No.'

The titles are in Spanish only; but the text is in Spanish and French in parallel.

The work describes the university buildings built by Pedro Gumiel and Rodrigo Gil de Hontañon for Cardinal Ximenes at Alcalá de Henares in the 16th century, and the tomb of the cardinal, made by Domenico Fancelli and Bartolomé Ordóñez.

The plates are captioned and show: [1] Fachada De La Universidad; [2, 3] Detalles De La Fachada; [4] Seccion Longitudinal De La Capilla De Sn. Idelfonso; [5] Sepulcro Del Cardenal D. Fr. Francisco Ximenez De Cisneros; [6] Detalles Del Sepulcro Del Cardenal Don Fray Francisco Ximenes; [7] Sepulcro De Arzobispo De Toledo, D. Alfonso Carillo De Acuña.

The decorated initial on p. 1 is printed in color.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter brown calf, red cloth-covered boards; rebacked in 20th century, retaining earlier spine-piece lettered 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos Des España - Tom. I. - Monast. S. Juan De Los Reyes Toledo - Casa-Lonja De Valencia Del Cid - Universida Complutens - Monast. Di Fres Del Vi - Alcazar De Toledo' and 'R.A.' Bound with others.

Name as Subject

Subject

Architecture - Monuments - Architecture details - Sculpture - Public buildings - Universities - Churches - Tombs - Spain - Castilla - Alcalá de Henares - Universidad Complutense - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Plans - Sections - Elevations - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Colour printing - Chromolithographs - Lithographs - Spain - 19th century

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