Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Dr. Carlos Machado
(Museu Carlos Machado)

Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães

Afonso de Albuquerque and Ferdinand Magellan

Afonso de Albuquerque (c. 1453-1515),
Portuguese general, 'great conqueror', statesman, and empire builder
(Wikipedia)
and
Fernão Magalhães (c. 1480 - 1521)
Portuguese explorer (Wikipedia)
Canto da Maya
1937

Ponta Delgada /  Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães   Ponta Delgada /  Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães

Description

Two large bronze reliefs in the wall of the Carlos Machado Museum. Around the corner are the same two reliefs in stone.

Ponta Delgada - Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães Ponta Delgada - Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães Ponta Delgada - Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães Ponta Delgada - Afonso de Albuquerque e Fernão Magalhães
Afonso de Albuquerque Fernão Magalhães

Signature

(both) canto da maya

Annotation

For the Exposição das Artes e Técnicas da Vida Moderna, Paris, in 1937, Canto de Maye contributeed three large reliefs: Infante Henr9que, Afonso de Albuquerque and Ferdinand Magellan.

Sculptor

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Location (N 37°44'34" - W 25°40'1")

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