Measured drawings of travelling architectures
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Miguel Sánchez, M. de, Chías Navarro, P. and Llorente Zurdo, M. P. Measured drawings of travelling architectures. In: Belardi, P., ed., Riflessioni: l’arte del disegno, il disegno dell’arte = Reflections: the art of drawing, the drawing of art. 41° Convegno internazionale dei Docenti delle discipline della Rappresentazione UID – Perugia 19 - 20 - 21 settembre 2019. Roma: Gangemi, 2019. ISBN 9788849237627, p. 625-630.
Spanish Renaissance architecture
Drawings of architectural heritage
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At the final decades of the 19th century and the first third of the 20th Spain was a favorite destination for European and American scholars, attracted by Hispanic historical architecture. Some of them conveyed romantic picturesqueness, such as M. Digby Wyatt. Others were fascinated by the Renaissance architecture, as Andrew Noble Prentice. There were also art dealers, such as Arthur Byne, who made extensive collections of drawings and photographs. This work will focus on measured drawings of Spanish Renaissance architecture made by those travelers. Works that accurately described the formal aspects of the so-called Plateresco, mainly patios, wooden ceilings, stairs, ironwork, etc.