Typology:

Monument to King Joseph I

Additional Info

  • Typology Sculptures
  • Designation Included in the designation of Lisboa Pombalina (Area of Public Interest – 2012) and of Praça do Comércio (Nacional Monument – 1910)
  • Location Portugal, Lisbon
  • Period 1775
  • Author(s) Sculptor Joaquim Machado de Castro, and lieutenant general Bartolomeu da Costa
  • Property Lisbon City Hall
  • Client World Monuments Fund Portugal
  • Work

    Architectural and state condition survey. Conservation and restoration intervention

  • Date August 2012 - July 2013
  • Materials Metal (copper alloy), stone (Lioz limestone)
  • R&D

    Historical study (Autónoma University). Patina characterization by means of scanning electron microscopy coupled with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy; Fourier Transform infrared microspectroscopy; and X-ray microdiffraction (Hercules Laboratory). Structural analysis via georadar (University of Minho). Structural and technological analysis via videoendoscopy (Olympus). Tests and application of alternative methodologies for the passivation of copper alloys (World Monuments Fund-Portugal Scientific Committee).

  • Dissemination

    Nuno Proença e Marta Raposo - “Acerca da intervenção de conservação e restauro no monumento a D. José I” em “Rossio estudos de Lisboa” nº 5, Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, Junho de 2015, pp. 256-267 (http://issuu.com/camara_municipal_lisboa/docs/rossio_5_issuu)

    Reportagem “O restauro da Estátua Equestre de D. José I”, na plataforma Património.pt, disponível em http://www.patrimonio.pt/index.php/zoom/804-reportagem-o-restauro-da-estatua-equestre-de-d-jose-i

    Emissão “D.José I: uma estátua na praça”, nso "Encontros com o Património" (TSF), disponível em http://www.tsf.pt/programa/encontros-com-o-patrimonio/emissao/d-jose-i-uma-estatua-na-praca-3293050.html

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