Buy A Talha em Portugal by Robert Chester Smith (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. XXIII, p. 1. Robert C. Smith, Nicolau Nasoni: Arquitecto do Porto (Lisbon, ), p. ; Robert C. Smith, A talha em Portugal (Lisbon, ), p. Documentação, Porto, Diocese do Porto, , 4 volumes. 14 Robert C. Smith, A Talha em Portugal, Lisboa, Livros Horizonte, , p. 15 A «escriptura de.

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The main image in the altar piece is a lateth-century painted wooden image of St.

Morna, Terisa Freitas, ed. Vieira was originally known as Francisco Vieira de Matos.

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It contains a number of chapels, most in the Baroque style of the early 17th century. Anthony and his Vision of the Virgin. Viterbo, Sousa and R. While the earlier shrine had been oriented from west to east in the medieval tradition, the new church was oriented south to north, across the older building.

This chapel the first chapel on the right of the navebegun on 1 Aprilwas overseen by the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Doctrine made up mostly of craftsmen and artisans. The Chapel of St. The models for the three panels were made by Agostino Masucci —and the mosaic themselves by Mattia Moretti died He participated in the construction of the convent at Mafra where he also founded a school of sculpture before returning to Rome in The side panels — Annunciation and Pentecost — and the central panel — The Baptism of Christ — as well as the floor displaying an armillary sphereare mosaics, remarkable for their nuances and for their sense of perspective.


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A former Franciscan monastery, it was given to the Lisbon Holy House of Mercy at the end of when the religious orders, convents and monasteries in Portugal were closed by the government. Around the upper story of the nave is a cycle of oil painting depicting the life of Ignatius of Loyola ca.

In return the grateful Jesuits allowed the donors — D. An exception to this is the last step of the altar platform — marquetry of precious woods and ivory. Anthony of Padua ca. Most of this was painted between and by Francisco Venegas fl.

They came here from the now-defunct Jesuit novitiate at Cotovia and are attributed to Domingos da Cunha, the Cabrinha. Anne and Mary, no.

Religious buildings in Lisbon. However they soon began looking for a larger, more permanent location for their main church, and selected talh Shrine of St.

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It is characterized by popular Portuguese motifs — bunches of grapes, vine leaves, birds, and standing infants. Roque main chapel tribune paintings. The king wanted a new monumental building with three naves but the Society favored a plan more in keeping with the principles enunciated by the Council of Trentemphasizing simplicity and functionality.

Lisbon,pp. It remains a part of the Holy House of Mercy today, one of its many heritage buildings.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The general decorative phases are Mannerist the chapels of St. The inhabitants of Lisbon then decided to erect a shrine [1] on the site to house the relic; the shrine was begun on 24 March and dedicated on 25 February Paul MikiSt.


The use of columns with straight channelled shafts with gilt fillets on a lapis lazuli background, the austerity of geometric lines reinforced by the employment of precious marbles and mosaicsas well as the rocaille decoration illustrate the combination of innovations introduced by this chapel into the Portuguese decorative tradition.

See Parra, Azulejosno.

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This image was taken from Flickr ‘s The Commons. The composition of the altar piece, with long proportions and decorative austerity, includes sets of paired Corinthian columns mounted in two levels.

It was the earliest Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit churches anywhere. The king and the court were even forced to flee Lisbon for a while. The small shrine was inadequate for the Jesuits and planning began immediately for a new church building.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This chapel is different from the others: The present decoration dates from the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Retrieved from ” https: Hundreds of different artists and craftsmen worked on its construction.