Architecture on the paintings and colorings by Joan Mañé

San Jerónimo el Real, Roman Catholic church in central Madrid. Ink and pencil drawing

San Jerónimo el Real is a Roman Catholic church from the early 16th-century in central Madrid (Spain). The church, which has undergone numerous remodelings and restorations over the centuries is the remaining structure of the Hieronymite monastery that once stood beside the royal palace of Buen Retiro, of which a portion now serves as the …

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The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in the Russian city of Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg). Pencil drawing by Joan Mañé

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in the Russian city of Kaliningrad (formerly Königsberg). It is the largest church of Kaliningrad Oblast. It is the dominant building of the inner city and is situated near the central square, called Ploshchad Pobedy (Victory Square).

The Cathedral’s construction was completed on 10th September 2006. A small wooden chapel …

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Architecture on the paintings and colorings by Joan Mañé

St. Peter’s Basilica. An Italian Renaissance church in Vatican. Ink and pencil drawing

The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican (Italian: Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano), or simply St. Peter’s Basilica. An Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome. The largest historical Christian church in the world. Ink and pencil drawing, 1999.

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Architecture on the paintings and colorings by Joan Mañé

General Staff Building as seen from Palace Square in St. Petersburg. The State Hermitage Museum of art and culture. Watercolor by Joan Mañé

General Staff Building as seen from Palace Square in St. Petersburg. The State Hermitage Museum of art and culture. The second-largest museum in the world, founded in 1764 when Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from the Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. Watercolor by Joan Mañé

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