The Museum of Sacred Art of São Paulo ( Museu de Arte Sacra de São Paulo) it is a Brazilian museum located in the city of São Paulo, dedicated to the sacred art. It was originally a convent of nuns, well-known as Mosteiro da Luz. It was planned for I Fried Galvão and their work you concluded in 1774. At the present time it is the only construction of colonial style in the city of São Paulo that still maintains their original architecture.
It possesses a varied wealth, especially of Baroque art, accumulated by the State government of São Paulo along the years. They stand out works of Aleijadinho and Manuel da Costa Ataíde, among others.
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