Museum of the Diocese of Santarém

Additional Info

  • Typology Historic Interiors/Objects
  • Location Portugal, Santarém
  • Property Diocese of Santarém
  • Client Diocese of Santarém
  • Work

    Restoration of 3 lots from the Diocese's collection of religious art

  • Date September 2013 - March 2014
  • Materials Paintings (on canvas, on wood and on metal), sculptures (stone, wooden and terracotta), woodcarving, furniture, jewellery and textiles
  • Studies

    X-ray and infrared reflectography analysis; characterization of supports with scanning electron microscopy coupled to energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy; characterization of varnishes via pyrolysis–gas chromatography with mass spectrometry detection (Hercules Laboratory). Analysis of the back of paintings with videoendoscopy ("Instituto Superior da Qualidade").

  • Awards Prize EUROPA NOSTRA (2016), Prize Vasco Vilalva (2014) from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
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