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The 19th Century in the Museu do Chiado - MNAC Collection


Following the exhibition Half a Century of Portuguese Art. 1944-2004 , which in 2004 marked the 10th anniversary of the Museu do Chiado - MNAC, the museum collection is once again on display, this time in an exhibition strictly dedicated to the 19th century. The idea behind the exhibition is to look at Portuguese art from this era via eighty four works of art by twenty eight artists, organized in ten specific areas that aim to identify some of the more relevant themes.


Anunciação and the Dutch landscaping heritage

Genre painting

Five artists in Sintra

The Exiled

The Romantic landscape

The Romantic portrait

Bourgeois realism

The historical image

On the threshold of the modern era

The naturalist narrative

The Grupo do Leão (Lion Group)

The discovery of natural light

Allegories for a Portuguese fin-de siècle


Simões de Almeida

Alfredo de Andrade

Tomás da Anunciação

António Carneiro

José Ferreira Chaves

Luciano Freire

Alfredo Keil

Artur Loureiro

Miguel Ângelo Lupi

José Malhoa

Visconde de Meneses

Francisco Metrass

Marques de Oliveira

António José Patrício

Leonel Marques Pereira

Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro

Sousa Pinto

Silva Porto

Henrique Pousão

António Ramalho

Francisco Resende

José Veloso Salgado

Francisco dos Santos

João Cristino da Silva

Aurélia de Sousa

José Rodrigues

Soares dos Reis

João Vaz



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