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Eusebi Güell In 1871 he married Isabel López i Bru, daughter of the Marques de Comillas Antoni López i López. His residence was the marriage Palau Güell Güell in Barcelona. In 1918 shortly before his death Eusebi Güell was ennobled by King Alfonso XIII GüellEusebi Güell i Bacigalupi (1846-1918) Son of County. "Count Güell" Eusebi GüellJoan Güell i Ferrer industrial, this photo was lived in the palace until 1906.25 years.
Antoni Gaudi i Cornet (1852-1926)Reus-Riodoms? (Tarragona)In 1870 he came to Barcelona to studyarchitecture. The friendship and closecollaboration with Eusebi Güellmade her first major commissionbelongs to the Palau Güell first stage ofGaudis work is characterized by awillingness to break with prevailingmedieval forms of Europeanarchitecture. Eusebi Güell With strongbackground a man of boldentrepreneur and a politician loyal tothe ideals of the conservative Catalan,was an advocate of the lyrics and artpatron of Catalonia and especially ofAntoni Gaudi
Palau Guell first great workentrusted to Antoni Gaudí byEusebi Güell, his great patron. Amagnificent Gothic palace tomark the street Nou de laRambla de Barcelona. Theyoung Gaudi struggled so muchto please his patrons. Only thefacade design 25 differentprojects
Monumental entrance doors with magnificent parabolic arches and wrought iron railingspuffs. The drawing of each of the bars represents two serpents still tangled and enduringthe initials of the owner of the house
Decorated with the coat ofCatalunya and a helmet witha winged dragon, designed byJoan Oñós. Masterpiece is theshield of Catalonia solidwrought iron, whichstrategically uses the cabingate keeper.
Basement stables were the stables for horses and a room for the groom and tack.
In the stables the horses were kept, straw, wood and coal Sensational helical ramps up to theplant that faces the street, paved with pebbles. Basement stables were the stables for horsesand a room for the groom and tack.
To highlight the remarkableunderground funnel-shapedcolumns constructed of brickwhich give an aspect of medievaldungeon.
The mouth of the wolf is a sump to collect rainwater. The stables during the Spanish CivilWar came to be used as "Czech" (prison cell).
The entrance and exit to thestreet are tailored to thecarriages of the time, is madefor two doors in parabolic arc.The doors are made of ameticulous work of heavy ironbars and chains and metalmesh reminiscent of medievalsoldiers dressed.The doors allow the view fromthe inside out, but the reversecan not see anything
The main staircase that accesses the noble building in the background glazed windowwith the colors of the flag (senyera) Catalonia
Embossed plate doorthrough which you enterthe lobby of the housing
In 1969, the Palau Güell was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument of National Interest,and in 1984 UNESCO declared World Heritage Site Hall of housing
The staircase leads to the gate of the main floor, predominantly marble from the quarryowned by Eusebi Güell Garraf.
The visiting room The Foyer The Final Foyer staircase and corridor
The Lobby. Bank mating to a column of this artistic marble at a time bank has twofunctions: the wall of the stairs and seats.
The Visiting Room. The accounting of Count Güell, drew attention to this work, sincespending is shot because of the rich ornamentation of this craft.
Gaudí had thecollaboration of variouscraftsmen who normallyworked as a bricklayerAgustí Massip, Joan Oñósshapers and brothers JosepLluís and Badia,cabinetmakers and JuliaSolely Eudald and marblesPuntí Ventura brothers.
Gaudi, as well as the facadeprojects inventive forced 40different types of columns, ahuge variety of windows, doors,stairs and decorative elementssuch as ventilation and drainagesystem
Hall of Lost Steps The front platform of the original Gaudí used a system of catenary archesand columns with capitals hiperboloidales, style no employee or former or later Gaudí.
Entrance to the central hall, detail of the streetlights Craft of the Hall of Lost Steps
The Hall of Lost Steps Thegallery overlooking thestreet can observe withoutbeing seen from outside,especially the visits.
The Palau Güell wasserving a social function asit was used for politicalmeetings, chamberconcerts and visits ofdistinguished guests.Among the most importantwere the Queen RegentMaria Cristina, KingUmberto of Italy and theUnited States PresidentGrover Cleveland, amongothers.
The central hall of thisplant occupies about 20meters in height (aboutseven floors) and is coveredwith a Starry doubleparabolic dome which aresmall holes through whichstrained the light rayscoming from abroad, whichare gloomy and tenseatmosphere.
The centerpiece of the plant is aroom decorated with muralsand topped with a parabolicdome which exceeds the cone-shaped roof, which is pierced bycircles, in the light of day, fromthe interior give the appearanceof planetary
On the roof in the middle of which rises a cone, covered with glazed sandstone rock, 15 m.high which is a continuation of the parabolic body with four large openings dishes,illuminates the main hall.
Bust of Joan Güell i Ferrer(father of Eusebi Guell)Nobas Rossend work .
oth the plant as a whole building is organized according to this piece. The room used formeetings, concerts, literary and religious events, etc.
The chapel with its doors open in the Central Hall. With the 12 paintings of theapostles of Aleix Clapés painter.
In this room a small chapelbuilt into the wall with doorsdecorated with paintings ofthe twelve apostles of AleixClapés
Music room Detail of the railing of the tribune of the musicians.
Staircase leading up to the mezzanine floor (living musicians))
The system used for the construction of Gaudí organ Amezua Aquilinos work was thatthe tubes through which air moves up to two floors up getting a great sound effect..
Gaudí had thecollaboration of variouscraftsmen who normallyworked as a bricklayerAgustí Massip, Joan Oñósshapers and brothersJosep Lluís and Badia,cabinetmakers and JuliaSolely Eudald andmarbles Puntí Venturabrothers.The Chamber of confidence -and glass swan head
The Fireplace Room confidence, by A. Riquer service makes a prelude to the bedrooms.medallion which contains St. Elizabeth of Hungary (in homage to the women of Güell,Isabel López Bru, daughter of the Marquis de Comillas.
Eusebi Güell had a house in the Boulevard of the Capuchins, adjacent to the site of Noude la Rambla, which he inherited from his father Joan Güell i Ferrer, which is why hewanted to build a new home that would connect through a courtyard with old one. Thisis the passage that goes to both houses.
The Hall of tribuna. Dintel carved wood frame. Craft and woodwork, hardwoodwonderful work.
Facade stands behind the podium with the pottery of the water poured on the top floorwe found a balcony decorated with a stunning pergola.
The terrace at noon and the back wall, you can appreciate the rich architectural andefficiently decorativa.Gaudí studied all the technical and structural solutions of thebuilding, an eye for detail aspects such as lighting, ventilation and acoustic insulation fromthe outside. Wooden platform with glazed ceramic, has a set of Venetian blinds
On the ground floor dining room highlights the very luxurious decor includes marblecolumns, roofs covered with precious woods, inlaid furniture and fixtures of extraordinaryquality.
The dining room furniture designed by Camilo Olivera, highlights its magnificent fireplace
In the dining room has a fireplace behind the pantry with a forklift that was used to
On the top floor, (les golgfes) the attic were rooms for the servants, laundry and cooking,and is accessed via the stairs.
Parabolic dome which exceeds the cone-shaped roof, which is perforated by circles, thepinnacle is an extension of the dome of the central hall .
It also stresses the highneedle-shaped lantern isthe exterior shot of thedome of the central hall,also made of ceramic andtopped with a weathervane of iron, whichcontains the compass rose,a bat and a Greek cross.
In this roof are 20 different ways fireplaces, brick, brick or ceramic coated revoked cut,which served as a vent or flue.
The roof with itschimneys and ventsthat resemble pinecone is probably one ofthe first drafts, but agreat master of whatwould reach perfection,functional anddecorative element at atime, with the warriorsof the roof of LaPedrera.
In this work, Gaudi first used the "trencadis" (surface coatingirregular fragments of mosaic, which was then widely used in Modernism .
Eusebi Güell lived in the palace until 1906, when he moved to the House Larrard in the ParkGüell, where he lived until his death in 1918