President of the Republic visits exhibition of drawings by European Masters

10 de December, 2021

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visited the exhibition, Drawings of European Masters, made up of around 100 drawings produced by renowned Italian and Portuguese masters. Curated by Nicholas Turner, one of the most prestigious international experts in the drawing field, the exhibition displayed works classified as National Treasures and included the only example of Leonardo da Vinci in the country, belonging to the collection of the Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto; as well as studies and preparatory and visionary sketches by António Domingos Sequeira, mostly from the Soares dos Reis National Museum collection.

During the visit, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa highlighted the Museum’s importance in the cultural agenda of both the city and country.