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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Conservação e Restauro

History and Theory of Conservation and Restoration

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4 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP + 2,0 OT , Cód. 938039.

- Fernando Sanchez Salvador
- Leonor da Costa Pereira Loureiro

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An overview of the history of C&R:the 19th century and Viollet-le- Duc and John Ruskin;the modern theories of Camilo Boito, Giovannoni and Césare Brandi; Recent contemporary authors. Students should be sensitised to ethical principles and be able to make right C&R decisions.

1.Summary of the theories on restoration of works of art, 2.The 19th century and early theories and intervention criteria - The stylistic restoration by Viollet-le-Duc.; John Ruskin and the anti-restoration movement. 3.Modern theories and criteria: Camilo Boito and Gustavo Giovannoni, 4.Brandi and the Critical Restoration, 5.The evolution in Portugal;from the 19th century to the present day.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment - participation in class and written mid-term test.
Final assessment - written examination

- Neto, M. (1997). James Murphy e o restauro do Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória. Lisboa: Edtorial Estampa
- Martinez-Justícia, M. (2001). História y Teoria de la Conservación e Restauración Artistica. Madrid: Editorial Tecnos
- Gonzales-Varas, I. (2000). Conservación de benes culturales-Teoria, história, principios e normas. Madrid: Ediciones Cátedra
- Brandi, C. (1988). A Teoria de la Restauración. Madrid: Alianza Editorial

Teaching Method
Lectures including case study analysis and discussions.

Software used in class




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