Royal Palace, Queluz: the circular King's Bedroom decorated with cartouches depicting scenes from Don Quixote

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RIBApix ref no RIBA15913
Architect/DesignerOliveira, Mateus Vicente de (1706-1785)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryPortugal
CityQueluz
Subject Date1750
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleRococo
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/POR/5 (ES6684)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes 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).

Subject tags

round buildings, interior decoration, bedrooms, beds, palaces