Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Grândola
Setúbal - Sul (distrito)

Alentejo

Praça Dom Jorge
(Antigos Paços do Concelho)

Jorge de Lencastre

Abrantes 1481 - Setúbal 1550
illegitimate son of King John II of Portugal; the second Duke of Coimbra in 1509; master of the Order of Santiago and administrator of the Order of Aviz from 1492 to 1550
(Wikipedia)
Ricardo Crista - Urban Art
2016

Grândola /  Jorge de Lencastre   Grândola /  Jorge de Lencastre

Description

Mosaic of azulejos in various tints of red.
Jorge de Lencastre granted Grândola its town charter in 1544 (Carta de Foral, or simply Foral, a royal document in Portugal, whose purpose was to establish a concelho (Council) and regulate its administration, borders and privileges).

Inscription(s)

SENHOR DOM JORGE
1481 | 1550
mestre da ordem de santiago

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°10'31" W 8°34'4"

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