Guided visit of Trindade's Exhibition

2 January 2013
Fundação Oriente, Fontainhas, Panjim

There was a guided visit of the exhibition "António Xavier Trindade – a painter from Goa (1870-1935)" at the premises of the Fundação Oriente at Filipe Neri Road, 175, Fontainhas, Panjim.

The visit was conducted by the Delegate of the Fundação, Mr Eduardo Kol de Carvalho, on 2 January 2013 and was organized by IGSG - Indo German Friendship Society Goa in collaboration with Fundação Oriente, as well as Indo Portuguese Friendship Society Goa, LSG - Lusophone Society of Goa, British Business Group Goa and Circolo Italiano Goa.

Since 24 November 2012 the Fundação Oriente, located in Panjim, is holding the exhibition "António Xavier Trindade – a painter from Goa (1870-1935)". The exhibit shows a set of 29 oil paintings, watercolours and drawings belonging to a collection of 144 works. Known as the Rembrandt of the East, António Xavier Trindade is considered one of the five important artists of India of his time. The painter’s work is paradigmatic of the crossing of Eastern and Western cultures and Trindade was regarded as one of Bombay's leading realist painters at the turn of the century. Sanguem-born Trindade was professor at Mumbai's J J School of Art.

 

 

 

 

Press: HERALD 7 January 2013

 

 

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