Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Jardim Antero de Quental

Antero de Quental

Antero Tarquínio de Quental (old spelling Anthero)
Ponta Delgada 1842 - Ponta Delgada 1891
Portuguese poet, philosopher and writer
(Wikipedia)
Canto da Maya & Soares Branco
1942/1995

Ponta Delgada /  Antero de Quental   Ponta Delgada /  Antero de Quental

Description

Bust of Antero de Quental in front of a wall with in large letters the name ANTHERO DE QUENTAL and two of his poems: Solemia Verba (full text) and Contemplação (full text), flanked by reliefs of lying female figures representing Philosophy and Sentiment.

Ponta Delgada - Antero de Quental Ponta Delgada - Antero de Quental

Inscription(s)

A
ANTHERO

homenagem
da sua terra
18-iv-1942

To
ANTERO

Tribute
by his country

18 - 4 - 1942

Signature

(bust) canto da maya

Information Sign

MONUMENTO A ANTERO DE QUENTAL
projecto do escultor canto da maya

Busto e parte central realizados pelo autor – inauguração em
18 de abril de 1942.
Figuras "Filosofia" e "Sentimento" executadas pelo Escultor
Soares Branco, a partir dos estudos deixados por Mestre
Canto da Maya, existentes no Museu Carlos Machado.
Conclusão do Monumento por decisão do Conselho de Governo
da Região Autónoma dos Acores, através da Secretaria Regional
da Educação e Cultura, com a colaboração da Câmara Municipal
de Ponta Delgada – 16 de Abril de 1995.

MONUMENT TO ANTERO DE QUENTAL
Project by the sculptor Canto da Maya

Bust and central part performed by the author - inaugurated
18 April 1942.
Figures "Philosophy" and "Sentiment" performed by the sculptor
Soares Branco from studies made by Master
Canto da Maya, existing in the Museum Carlos Machado.
Completion of the monument by decision of the Governing Council
of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, through the Regional Secretariat
of Education and Culture, in collaboration with the City Council
of Ponta Delgada - 16 April 1995.

Ponta Delgada - Antero de Quental

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Portugal
  • Branco, Soares
  • Bust
  • Maya, Canto da
  • Philosopher
  • Philosophy
  • Quental, Antero de
  • Sentiment
  • Writer / poet
  • Location N 37°44'36" W 25°40'14"

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