This publication serves as a guide for the interiors and gardens of the Palace of Queluz in Portugal.
Describing the architectural development of the palace, the author dwells into its history, of those who inhabited it, and those who influenced its course throughout its long existence. Through the palace’s physical characteristics, both interior and exterior, the readers are able to learn about the development of architecture, decorative arts, history, court culture and landscape in Portugal. The book is enriched with striking architectural plans showing the changes made to the palace through time, with images of the pieces in the palace’s collection and contemporary photographs of the palace and its gardens. It is also complemented with a bibliography for those who intend to deepen their knowledge, followed by an index for those looking for a specific subject regarding the Palace of Queluz and its gardens.
Published by Portuguese Institute for Architectural Heritage and Scala Publishers Limited, Portugal, 1998
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