Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo
The Maritime Museum of Ílhavo

Art Collection - Painting

mmi-1.jpgIn the MMI lies also a collection of oil painting and watercolor from the mid-twentieth century, with works of Fausto Sampaio, Sousa Lopes, Cândido Teles, João Carlos Celestino Gomes, Eduardo Malta, Alberto Souza, D. Carlos de Bragança, Palmiro Peixe e António Vitorino, among others. Most of the works focus on the issue of the Aveiro lagoon and its agro maritime activities.
In addition to the oil painting and watercolor, this collection has a considerable group of zincography authored by João Carlos Celestino Gomes, one of the most notable artists from Ílhavo.