The Natural History Museum of Sintra is located in the Historic Centre of Vila Velha de Sintra, in a building of the nineteenth century, specifically 1893. In it, one can find a long duration exhibition, whose genesis was born from the hands of the collector Miguel Barbosa and his wife, Fernanda Barbosa, who, for about […]
Jorge Torlades O’Neill (Lisbon, 15 February 1849 – 11 February 1925), was the titular and official head of the Clan O’Neill , whose family has been in Portugal since the 18th century.Eccentric early-19th-century summer mansion was completed with castle turrets, an Arabic cloister, the Chapel of St Sebastian, a private beach, and gardens. The clover […]
Nanban art refers to Japanese art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries influenced by contact with the Namban or ‘Southern barbarians’, traders and missionaries from Europe and specifically from Portugal. The term also refers to paintings Europeans brought to Japan.
CASA DE SERRALVES is a house and museum located in Parque de Serralves in Oporto, Portugal. Owned by the Serralves Foundation, the house was built by the second Count of Vizela, Carlos Alberto Cabral and designed by the architect José Marques da Silva. It is a unique example of Streamline Moderne architecture in Portugal. Completed in 1940, Casa de Serralves welcomed presentations made by the […]
The National Museum of Ancient Art is the most important museum of art of the twelfth century in Portugal. Includes collections of painting, sculpture, drawing and decorative arts, mostly European, Oriental and also representative of relations established between Europe and the East following the voyages of discovery began in the fifteenth century that Portugal was […]
The Calouste Gulbenkian Collection comprises some 6000 pieces. The Museum houses on the permanent exhibition galleries 1000 of its most representative works. A short selection choice of the most outstanding pieces in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum belonging to different sections. Mesopotamian Art Eastern Art Armeniam Art Far Eastern Art Sculpture Art of The Book Painting […]