O nome surge abreviado, como acontecia com frequência nas assinaturas do pintor, seguido da letra F., inicial do verbo Fecit ou Fez (o autor usou o latim e o português), assim indicando a autoria, e o ano de 1700.
Author: Rosário Salema de Carvalho
Rosário Salema de Carvalho is a researcher at ARTIS — Institute of Art History, at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She coordinates the research group Az – Azulejo Research Network and supervises projects concerning the study, inventory and cataloguing of tile decorations, among which the group’s anchor project, Az Infinitum – Azulejo Referencing and Indexation System.
She holds a PhD in History/Art History (2012) from the University of Lisbon and a Master’s Degree in Art, Heritage and Restoration (2007) from the same university, with both theses focused on 18th century tile decorations. She has conducted research in the domain of cultural heritage, and particularly in the field of Portuguese azulejo decorations, and has published several books and articles in national and international journals. Her current research interests include Baroque tile frames and related decorative systems, the cataloguing of tile patterns and the development of inventory and cataloguing tools in the context of Digital Art History.
Una firma del pintor Gabriel del Barco
El nombre aparece abreviado con las iniciales “GB. B” seguidas por la letra “F”, la cual corresponde a Fecit, o Fez (el autor usaba ambas fórmulas, ya sea en latín o portugués), indicando por esta vía la autoría y el año 1700.
A Signature of the Painter Gabriel del Barco
The name is abbreviated with the initials “GB. B” followed by the letter “F.”, which stands for Fecit, or Fez (the author used both Latin and Portuguese), thereby indicating the authorship and the year 1700.