Matériaux et Documents d’Architecture et de Sculpture

Matériaux et Documents d’Architecture et de Sculpture was published by Antonin Raguenet (1839–1920) in Paris between 1872–1914. This stunning rarity contains 125 individual folios in an alphabetical order from Lion to Vierge in a red binder.

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Matériaux et Documents d’Architecture et de Sculpture was published by Antonin Raguenet (1839–1920) in Paris between 1872–1914. This stunning collection contains 125 individual folios in alphabetical order from Lion to Vierge in a red binder. Each folio is a double-printed sheet of paper (sized 40 x 62,7 cm) with drawings of the folio’s topic.

Antonin Raguenet was a French architect; Matériaux et Documents d’Architecture et de Sculpture was Raguenet’s project to compile a taxonomy of ornamental details in late 19th-century neoclassicist European architecture. The folios, which he published more than 500 issues in total, feature his documentary drawings of ornaments from buildings, monuments and public places across the Europe.

For more information about Raguenet and his publication project, please visit e.g. www.architecture.yale.edu/exhibitions/70-year-end-of-the-world/gary-he. Please also see our Antiquarian Collection if you are interested in historical books about architecture.

We are extremely proud to offer this magnificent example of historical architectural publications on the market on behalf of our client. According to the current owner, the original owner of this binder was Signe Lagerborg-Stenius (1870–1968), one of the first female architects in Finland.

Weight 3370 g
Dimensions 33,0 × 22,0 × 6,5 cm
Author(s)

Antonin Raguenet

Language

Images

architectural drawings

Binding

Box set

Number of pages

125

Publisher

E. Ducher Éditeur

Publishing year

1872–1914

Condition

ISBN

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