MUSEU NACIONAL DE SOARES DOS REIS: ROTEIRO DA COLECÇÃO. Texto Paula Dias Carneiro... [et al.]
Place Published: Porto
Publisher: Ministério da Cultura; Instituto Português de Museus, IPM; Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis
Date Published: 2001
Book Id: 87604
color plates, facs., cat., bibl., ind., color pict. wrps.
Catalogue that presents the wide-ranging art collection of the oldest public museum of Portugal with extraordinary art pieces covering over 8 centuries. The former Museu Portuguese housed in the 18th century building Palácio dos Carrancas reopened in 2001 after 10 years with a renovated museography and architectural spaces designed by architects Fernando and Jose Bernardo Távora. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, engravings, medieval rock art and unique pieces of decorative arts