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Oil painting on wood, portrait of Dom. Joao De Castro
Title Oil painting on wood, portrait of Dom. Joao De Castro
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, Goa
Gallery Name Gallery no-6-7-8
Object Type Painting
Main Material Oil Painting on Wood
Medium Oil Painting on Wood
Provenance Goa
Origin Place palace panaji
Style Portuguese
School Goanese
Patron/Dynasty Portuguese
Period / Year of Work 16th Century AD 1545-1548
Dimensions 1.92 X 1.05 M
Detailed Description Oil painting on wood, portrait of Dom. Joao De Castro,4th Viceroy from 1545 to 1548 A.D.He initiated preparation of portraits of Governors and viceroys furter he ordered to prepare the portraits of his 13 predecessors. after him the tradition of preparation of portrait of governors and Viceroys continued. This Portrait was carried to Portugal for treatment prior to independence (1960) ;later brought back after the treatment however the upper ;layer of the portrait was removed and below it there was a painting of same person with different style was retained.
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