Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
São Bartolomeu de Messines
(Concelho de Silves)
Faro (distrito)

Algarve

Rua João de Deus

João de Deus

João de Deus de Nogueira Ramos
São Bartolomeu de Messines 1830 - Lisboa 1896
Portuguese poet and pedagogue
(Wikipedia)
Raul Xavier
1963

São Bartolomeu de Messines /  João de Deus   São Bartolomeu de Messines /  João de Deus

Description

Statue of João de Deus, sitting with a book on his leg, and observing a girl and a boy reading. On the pedestal a 'trajectos cronológicos' (chronological list) of the life of João de Deus.

Inscription(s)

JOÃO DE DEVS
1830-1896

Signature

escultor raul xavier 1963/4
canteiros pedro & pires sintra

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 37°15'32" - W 8°17'26")

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Item Code: ptag021; Photograph: 8 September 2017
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