Cataloging of Works of Art and Adaptation of the Deposit of the Monastery of Santa Teresa de Ayacucho

With financing that exceeds 250 thousand dollars, the Heritage Research and Conservation Center of the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) will be in charge of cataloging an extensive collection of viceregal art belonging to the Santa Teresa de Ayacucho Monastery in which Modern digitalization technologies will be used. It is a unique collection of its kind made up of more than 700 historical objects, among which we can mention highly valuable art objects such as a painting of “The Last Supper” and a collection of 26 paintings representing “The Life of Cristo”, which is the largest in South America.

The objective is to develop an inventory and a catalog of all the artistic assets of this emblematic monastery. In addition, more than 100 square meters will be recovered and enabled for storage of artistic works and a preventive conservation manual will be created to develop training together with specialists from Harvard University, Colorado and the MET, explains Juan Carlos Rodríguez, director of the Conservation Center. of the UTEC Heritage.


Juan Carlos Rodríguez