azulejos

Azulejos and glazed tiles: bibliography

These 3 websites provide much information about azulejos in general:

- Website of the National Museum of Azulejo in Lisbon: www.mnazulejo.imc-ip.pt

- An history of azulejos by Wilhelm Joliet, a German art historian: www.geschichte-der-fliese.de

- An history of azulejos by the Camöes Institute: www.cvc.instituto-camoes.pt



 

These first 2 books provide information about azulejos in Portugal. The 2 following books discuss the broader topic of tiles in architecture: Islamic tiles, medieval floorings, Moorish ornaments, Spanish and Portuguese azulejos, Delft tiles, Italian majolica tiles, zellige, Art nouveau ceramic panels, etc.:


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  • azulejos_livre
  • azulejos_abaquesne
  • azulejos_ceramica
  • Chefs-d'œuvre du Musée national de l'Azulejo, Lisbonne

    João Castel-Branco Pereira,
    Ed. Chandeigne, Paris 2009

  • Portuguese decorative tiles, Azulejos

    Rioletta Sabo, Jorge N. Falcato
    photographies : Nicolas Lemonnier
    Ed. Abbeville Press Publishers, New-York 1998

  • Les Métamorphoses de l’azur

    Ed. Ars Latina, Paris, 1994

  • La Ruta de la Cerámica

    Ed. Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Azulejos, Castellón, 2000