Royal Palace, Queluz: the ballroom wing seen from the formal garden
|Architect/Designer||Oliveira, Mateus Vicente de (1706-1785)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/POR/2 (ES1447.2)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Gardens ; Palaces ; Topiary ; Decorative stonework|
NOTES: Work on this palace, designed as a summer retreat for Dom Pedro of Braganza, began in Rococo style in 1747 under the architect Mateus Vicente de Oliveira (1706-1786). The architect of the Baroque ballroom facade is unknown.
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