MOSTEIRO DE SÃO BENTO DO RIO DE JANEIRO 1590-1990
Place Published: Rio de Janeiro
Publisher: Studio HMF
Date Published: 1991
Book Id: 57049
b/w and color plates, facs. docs., maps., and plans, sigs., ports. (2 fldg.), illus., plans, facs., iconography, cat., bibl., indices, color pict. d.j.
MAJOR work on the 16th century monastery and church, delving into the architecture, construction, restoration, interior detail/architecture, decorative art and iconography. The majority of the work focuses on art inside the monastery, providing lovely, numerous full-color plates. Includes a vast amount of historical documentation from the monastery's archives.