Record number 06/1093
TitlePalacio Arabe De La Alhambra.
Imprint(Madrid.: Imprenta y calcografia nacional.), [18--?]
Physical Description12 p., [19] pl.; 757 mm.
Content Format NotePalacio Arabe De La Alhambra. Introduccion. - [Plates].
Summary NoteThere is no title-page in the Royal Academy's copy; our title is the caption-title of the Introduccion. 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 de Ministerio de Fomentos. Cuaderno No.'

The text is printed in Spanish and French in parallel.

The plates are captioned and show: [1], [2] Detalle De La Parte Superior (Central) Del Mirador De Lindaraja; [3] Detalles Del Testero De La Mezquita Del Haren; [4] Planta Alzado Y Detalles De La Puerta De La Ley, Vulgo De La Justicia; [5] Fuente Central Y Detalles ... Del Patio De Los Leones; [6] Detalle De Las Ventanas Laterales De La Sala De Dos Hermanas; [7] Cornisa Y Ventana Del Centro En la Fachada De La Mezquita; [8] Fachada De La Mezquita; [9-11] Seccion Trasversal, Planta Y Ventana, Detalles, De La Sala De Justicia; [12] Interior Del Gabinete De Lindaraja; [13-15] Seccion De Pabellon, Detalle Del Arco Central, Cúpula del Pabellon, Del Patio De Los Leones; [16]Parte Interior Del Mirador De Lindaraja; [17] Alicatados Del Salon De Embajadores; [18] Seccion Trasversal De La Mezquita; [19] Planta General De Los Reales Alcázares De La Alhambra.

Ten plates are coloured - six signed by engraver and Imprenta Nacional, four by (chromo)lithographer and (chromo)lithographic printer.
Responsibility NoteThe plates are signed as drawn by G. de la Gandara, R. Contreras, F. Contreras, F. Contreras y Muñoz, F.A. Contreras, N. Mendivil, N. de Mendivil, J.M. Ramon; as engraved by E. Ancelet, L. Iranzo, F.P. Baquero, E. Stüler, A. Chappuis, E. Buxó, J. Pi Magall, F. Kraus or (chromo)lithographed by Teo. Ruffle or F. Kraus. The headpiece of the introduction is unsigned.

Each one, except no. [5] carries the printer's imprint - usually that of the Calcografía de la Impta. Nl. (or Calcografía Nacional), but twice of J.M. Mateus, Madrid, once that of D. Castell, Madrid, once that of J. Donon, Madrid.

Of the ten coloured plates six (pl. [1, 2, 3, 7, 16, 17]) are signed as engraved (by E. Ancelet or L. Iranzo) and carry the imprint of the Calcografia de la Imprenta Nacional, and four (pl. [4, 5, 6, 11]) are signed as chromolithographed or lithographed (by Teo. Ruffle or F. Kraus), of which pl. [5] carries no lithographic printer's imprint, pl. [4] and [6] carry that of J.M. Mateu and pl. [11] carries that of D. Castell.
SubjectArchitecture, Arab - Interior decoration - Palaces - Fortresses - Spain - Andalucia - Granada - Alhambra - History
Art history - Spain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Colour printing - Chromolithographs - Lithographs - Spain - 19th century
Copy NoteThe paper cover is inscribed in ink, 'Alhambra &Provincia de Granada (Estilo Granadino)'.
Binding Note19th-century quarter red calf, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Monumentos Arquitectónicos De España. Tom. VI. Alhambra Academia De La Historia Palacio Arzobispal (Alcalá De Henares) Avila, Badajoz, Barcelona, Burgos, Baños, Cáceres', and 'R.A.' Bound with others.
Variant TitleMonumentos Arquitectónicos De España
Contributors Gándara, G. de la, fl. ca. 1877?, draughtsman
Contreras y Muñoz, Rafael, 1826 - 1890, draughtsman
Contreras y Muñoz, F.A., fl. 19th century
Mendivil, N. de, fl. ca. 1877 - 1878?, draughtsman
Ramon, J. M., fl. 19th century, draughtsman
Ancelet, E., fl. ca. 1877 - 1878?, engraver
Iranzo, L., fl. ca. 1877 - 1878?, engraver
Rufflé, Teo., fl. ca. 1877 - 1879?, lithographer
Kraus, F., fl. ca. 1879?, engraver, lithographer
Baquero, F. Perez, fl. ca. 1877 - 1878?, engraver
Stüler, E., fl. ca. 1876 - 1878?, engraver
Chappuis, M. A., fl. 19th century, engraver
Buxó, Esteban, fl. 1859 - 1905, engraver
Pi y Margall, Joaquim, 1830 - 1891, engraver
Mateu, J. Ma., fl. ca. 1876 - 1898, lithographic printer
Castell, D., fl. ca. 1879?, lithographic printer
Donon, J., fl. ca. 1855 - 1882, lithographic printer
Spain. Imprenta Y Calcografía Nacional. printer
Spain. Ministerio De Fomento. publisher
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