Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Angra do Heroísmo
(Fr. da Sé)
Terceira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Praça António Prior do Crato

João Baptista Machado

Angra do Heroísmo 1582 - Omura, Japan, 1617
Priest in Goa, one of the Company's mission of Jesus sent to Japan, where he was arrested and executed during the persecution of Christianity. Patron saint of the Diocese of Angra.
(Wikipedia)
Álvaro Raposo de França
1988

Angra do Heroísmo /  João Baptista Machado   Angra do Heroísmo /  João Baptista Machado

Description

Bronze statue of Machado holding a cross high in his hand.

Inscription(s)

JOÃO BAPTISTA MACHADO

MÁRTIR DO JAPÃO

Signature

raposo de frança | 1988

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 38°39'23" W 27°13'11"

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