Record number 05/5068
Author Amador De Los Rios, José, 1818 - 1878
TitleMonumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Monumentos Latino-Byzantinos De La Monarquia Asturiana. Ermita De Santa Cristina, En El Concejo De Pola De Lena (Astúrias); Por El Exmo. É Illmo. Señor Don José Amador De Los Rios, Individuo De Número De Las Reales Academias De La Historia Y De Bellas Artes De San Fernando, Catedrático Del Doctorado Y Decano De La Facultad De Filosofía Y Letras En La Universidad Central, Inspector General De Instruccion Pública, Etc.
ImprintMadrid:: 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., MDCCCLXXVII., Imprenta De T. Fortanet Y Calcografía Nacional.
Physical Description[2], 19, [3] p., [1] pl.: illus.; 750 mm.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - [Text] - Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Ermita De Santa Cristina, En El Concejo De Pola De Lena (Astúrias). Índice De Esta Monografía - [Plate].
Summary NoteSome 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; the text is in Spanish and French in parallel.

The work describes the church of Santa Cristina De (Pola De) Lena, commissioned by Ramiro I, King of Asturias (r. 842-50). The church is a symetrical, vaulted, rectangular building, with projecting porch, apse and two side rooms. The altar is marked off from the nave by steps and a stone screen, resembling an iconostasis in eastern Christian architecture.

The plate shows a plan, sections and architectural details of the building. In-text illustrations consist of a title-page vignette, headpiece ('Vista exterior') and decorated initial.

The decorated initial on p.1 is printed in color.
Responsibility NoteThe plate is signed as drawn by G. de la Gándara and engraved by E. Stüler.

It 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 R. Frassinelli and engraved by E. Stüler; the decorated initial is unsigned.
SubjectArchitecture, Visigothic - Monuments - Architecture details - Church decoration and ornament - Churches - Spain - Asturias - Pola De Lena - History - 9th century - Romanesque
Art history - Plans - Sections - Elevations - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Colour printing - Chromolithographs - Lithographs - Spain - 19th century
ReferencesJ. Sainz Rodríguez, Biografía de Amador de los Rios (1907).
Binding Note19th-century quarter brown calf, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos Des España - Tom. II. - Coronas Y Cruces Visigodas Del Tesoro De Guarrazar - Iglesias De S. Salvador De Val-De-Dios De S. Salvador De Priesca Astúrias - Ermita De Santa Cristina De Lena Astúrias' and 'R.A.' Bound with others.
Variant TitleMonumentos Latino-Byzantinos De La Monarquia Asturiana
Ermita De Santa Cristina, En El Concejo De Pola De Lena (Astúrias)
Contributors Gil Dorregaray, José, 1882
Fortanet, T., fl. ca. 1876 - 1878?, printer
Gándara, G. de la, fl. ca. 1877?, draughtsman
Madrazo Y Küntz, Federico de, 1815 - 1894, draughtsman
Martinez, D., fl. ca. 1877 - 1878?, engraver
Stüler, E., fl. ca. 1876 - 1878?, engraver
Frassinelli, R., fl. ca. 1877?, draughtsman
Spain. Ministerio De Fomento
Spain. Imprenta Y Calcografía Nacional. printer
Spain. Ministerio De Fomento. publisher
Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid). publisher
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