Chair: Images of the Patroness

Catholicism, royal patronage and visual culture in the Luso-Brazilian world (17th-18th centuries), a research that addresses the artistic consequences of the choice of the Immaculate Conception as patron saint of the Kingdom of Portugal, of the Portuguese monarchy and its domains, with an emphasis on Portuguese America , by Professor Beatriz de Mello e Souza on April 12, 2022.