Government wing buildings - the halls of the Piratini Palace

Discover the noble halls of Piratini Palace

Governor's office anteroomPiratini Palace

Governor's office anteroom

The room that precedes the governor's office has walls and ceiling with exquisite plaster ornamentation. A crystal and bronze chandelier and 8 sconces of the same material on the walls.

Governor's office anteroomPiratini Palace

In addition to the elements already listed, the room has a majestic marble fireplace topped by a mirror with carvings around it.

Governor's office anteroomPiratini Palace

With its green marble sills and skirtings, the majestic fireplace and its marquetry floor, the anteroom of the governor's office illustrates the refinement and beauty of the neoclassical style.

Governor's office anteroomPiratini Palace

The arts that guard the doors

The murals "The Arts" guard the doors. 

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

The sumptuous possession hall

The Negrinho do Pastoreio hall is the most prominent place for events at Palácio Piratini. Such as official pronouncements and inauguration ceremonies.

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

The hall has a ceiling height of about 12 meters. Five exuberant crystal and bronze chandeliers and a total of 18 murals by Aldo Locatelli that tell the legend of the "Grazing black boy"

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

The crystal chandeliers located in the hall are noteworthy.

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

Details that fascinate

The figures painted by Locatelli fascinate for the richness of their expressions and convey to us the feelings that the legend provokes.

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

On the walls and ceiling there are details in plaster and columns.

Negrinho's do Pastoreio HallPiratini Palace

Table of Official Acts, flanked by the flags of Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul.

Alberto Pasqualini hallPiratini Palace

Alberto Pasqualini hall

Hall that houses the largest of the palace's chandeliers, with around 1500 crystals. Baseboards and thresholds in green marble contrast with the gold and ocher tones of the lounge. Here are two murals by Locatelli "The arrival of Silva Paes" and "The formation of Rio Grande" 

Alberto Pasqualini hallPiratini Palace

With its murals and majestic chandelier, the Alberto Pasquilini room is undoubtedly one of the environments that delights our visitors.  The hall is used for meetings and press conferences.

Credits: Story

Piratini Palace - Center for Conservation and Memory of the Piratini Palace Texts: William Caetano 
Photography: Fernando Bueno - Piratini Palace Collection 
Editing: Mateus Gomes; Willian Caetano 
Technical reference: OLIVEIRA, Luciana da Costa. O Rio Grande do Sul de Aldo Locatelli : arte, historiografia e memória regional nos murais do Palácio Piratini. 2011. 270 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em História) - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, 2011.
Directed by: Mateus Gomes

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