Arquivo da tag: crowning

116, OUVIDOR STREET

Hi, folks! I have recently written about the presence of egyptian ornamentation in Rio. One of the buildings pictured there was 116 Ouvidor Street, “corner of Ourives”, as it was then known, and meaning nowadays nothing but “corner of Miguel Couto”, since part of what is left of the Ourives Street after the opening of […]

O MAIS BELO BAIXO-RELEVO DO RIO DE JANEIRO

RUA DA CANDELÁRIA, 9 PALÁCIO DO COMÉRCIO OU CASA DO EMPRESÁRIO PROJETO DE HENRI PAUL PIERRE SAJOUS E AUGUSTE RENDU, 1935 CONSTRUÍDO POR DOURADO S.A.  BAIXOS-RELEVOS EM MÁRMORE ALBERT FREYHOFFER, 1940 É muita responsabilidade ser “o mais belo baixo-relevo da cidade”, numa cidade cheia de belos baixos-relevos. Mas o leitor haverá de me dar razão […]

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BAS-RELIEF OF RIO DE JANEIRO

9, CANDELARIA STREET PALACE OF COMMERCE OR HOUSE OF BUSINESSMAN PROJECT BY HENRI PAUL PIERRE SAJOUS AND AUGUSTE RENDU, 1935 BUILT BY DOURADO S.A. MARBLE BAS-RELIEFS ALBERT FREYHOFFER, 1940 It is too much responsibility to be the “most beautiful bas-relief of the town”, in a town full of beautiful bas-reliefs. But the reader is going […]