Sao Paulo Church - Lisbon
Sao Paulo Church - Lisbon

Oil paint on canvas

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Ceiling Sao Paulo Church
Ceiling Sao Paulo Church

Oil paint on canvas (414 sq meters)

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Detail of the Ceiling Painting
Detail of the Ceiling Painting

Oil paint on canvas

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During Conservation Work
During Conservation Work

Scaffold

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Oil Painting Canvas
Oil Painting Canvas

During cleaning test of the pictorial layer

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SAO PAULO CHURCH

The beautiful Church of São Paulo is located in the historic area of ​​the cosmopolitan city of Lisbon,

The current temple was rebuilt on a previous church, that after being destroyed during the devastating earthquake of 1755 that shook the Portuguese capital so much.

 

In 1768 the reconstruction works started, according to the project of Architect Remígio Francisco de Abreu,

 

The Church, with a single nave with a longitudinal plan, has two square bell towers, a rectangular chancel and eight side chapels.

 

Oil Canvas Paintings

The beautiful interior paintings are attributed to João Grossi and Pedro Alexandrino de Carvalho, and those on the nave's ceiling to Jerónimo de Andrade.

The ceiling painting is a spectacular 414 sq meter oil canvas painting.

Project

Restoration of the 414 sq meter oil paint on canvas ceiling painting and cleaning of the marble altars.