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Macao’s College and Church of St Joseph

This book is about the College (today Seminary) and Church of St.Joseph in Macao and the historical period from which it emerged. It is a companion to the previous monograph on the city’s other main landmark, namely, the Church of St Paul, by the same author. The latter book was published several years ago with the title Macao’s Church of St Paul, A Glimmer of the Baroque in China. In the present publication readers are offered a fascinating account of what originally was built as Macao’s Jesuit College of St Joseph, the second most important example of religious architecture in the city. Like its predecessor, it is also studied from the perspective of the history of art.

Catalog of Treasure of Sacred Art of St. Joseph’s Seminary

Introduction of the exhibition items of Treasure of Sacred Art of St. Joseph's Seminary

Flower Vessels from the Palace Museum

From Lorient to the Orient

It mainly presents the French and Chinese port cities of Lorient, Macao and Canton, located along the eastern maritime trade route. The exhibition shows how the Compagnie des Indes and the port of Lorient, built by King Louis XIV of France, contributed to the prosperity of the Eurasian maritime trade in the 18th century and their impact on culture, art, religion and daily life in that era. In addition, the Chinoiserie trend in Europe, a result of the continuous cultural exchange between the East and the West, extensively influenced the artworks and daily commodities.