The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga includes masterpieces by notable artists such as Raphael and Hieronymus Bosch and preserves Portuguese artistic tradition especially in painting, sculpture, and metalwork. In the early 19th Century, the government abolished religious orders and confiscated religious artifacts and ornaments. In 1884, the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga was established to display these historically valuable pieces which date from the 12th Century to the 19th Century. The building itself is the former palace of the Count of Alvor.
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