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Oil painting portrait of an Old Man by Rembrandt, on cover of 'Gulbenkian Lisbon, Director's Choice', by Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers.

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Director's Choice

By (author) António Filipe Pimentel


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  • Accessible highlights tour of this renowned museum
  • Rich with explanations and insights by the museum’s director
  • Features a diverse range of artworks spanning the ancient world to the 20th century
Full Description

The Museu Calouste Gulbenkian’s houses one of the world’s most important private art collections, comprising artworks assembled by Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian and ranging from Egyptian, Greco-Roman and Mesopotamian art to painting, sculpture and the decorative arts. In this addition to the successful Director’s Choice series, António Filipe Pimentel, who has been the Director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum since January 2021, showcases a range of spectacular pieces, summarising the Museum’s treasures in a beautifully illustrated guide.

About the Author

António Filipe Pimentel has been the Director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum since January 2021. In 2009/10, he took on the role of Director of the Grão Vasco Museum in Viseu, and between 2010 and 2019 he was Director of the National Museum of Ancient Art (Lisbon), as well as being Deputy General Director for Cultural Heritage.

Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
24th Nov 2023
Paperback / softback
190 mm x 165 mm
80 Pages
Name of series
Director's Choice
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