Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Aljezur
Faro (distrito)

Algarve

Rua da Igreja
(Igreja Nossa Senhora)

Francisco Gomes do Avelar

Mato, Calhandriz-Alverca 1739 - 1816
Bishop of Faro (Algarve), 1789-1816
(Biography).
Tolentino Abegoaria (de Lagos)
2009

Aljezur /  Francisco Gomes do Avelar   Aljezur /  Francisco Gomes do Avelar

Description

Bronze bust. After the earthquake of 1755, which destroyed the old village, bishop Avelar had built a new church on a different location to become the center of the new village.

Inscription(s)

A
D. FRANCISCO GOMES DO AVELAR
Bispo do Algarve
1739-1816

Signature

tolentino de lagos 2009

Aljezur - Francisco Gomes do Avelar

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 37°18'58" - W 8°47'45")

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