Neomedieval historicism (1890-1920)

Vigo: Neomedieval historicism (1890-1920)

During the mid-nineteenth century primeira, neoclassicism do with the solution, the romantic sentimento favorable in Europe, mainly in France, England and Germany, the presence of a historicist thinking that leads to the emergence of a neo-medieval architecture in the Gothic plays prototypical style paper.

In Vigo find examples of historicist architecture neomedieval so late during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The presence of this architecture in the works of Manuel Felipe Quintana, Michel Pacewicz and Benito Gómez Román is not uniform, nor is it the same way. The historicist architecture is implemented with great success in the religious, as in the case of Santiago de Vigo Igresia (Manuel Felipe Quintana Ochayta).

This architecture neomedieval religious or no rigor purism romantic historicisms the first born in Europe in response to neocásica stiffness.

The neo-medieval architecture also has representation in civil architecture, with its greatest exponents in Vigo Michel Pacewicz and Benito Gómez Román, whose works show a historicist eclecticism with references neomedieval interpreted more freely.

Architects and master builders representative

- Joaquin Lopez Saldaña

- Michel Pacewicz

- Manuel Felipe Quintana

- Jacobo Romero Estens

- Benito Gómez Román

Representative buildings

- School of Arts and Crafts - Miguel Pacewicz (1897)

- House Yanez - Miguel Pacewicz (1900)

- Santiago de Vigo Church - Manuel Felipe Quintana (1896)