Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Ponta Delgada
(Fr. de São Sebastião)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Largo da Matriz
(Igreja Matriz de São Sebastião)

João III de Portugal e Catarina da Áustria

John III of Portugal and Catherine of Austria

Lisboa 1502 - Lisboa 1557,
King of Portugal 1521-1557
and his wife Catherine of Austria
Torquemada 1507 - Lisboa 1578
(Wikipedia)

16th century

Ponta Delgada /  João III de Portugal e  	Catarina da Áustria   Ponta Delgada /  João III de Portugal e  	Catarina da Áustria

Description

Two portrait medaillons of king John III and his wife Catharine of Austria at a very young age.
The manueline portals at the north and south side of the church are donated by king John III.

Ponta Delgada - João III de Portugal e  	Catarina da Áustria Ponta Delgada - João III de Portugal e  	Catarina da Áustria

Tags

Location (N 37°44'23" - W 25°40'5")

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Item Code: ptac007; Photograph: 20 June 2016
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