Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Borba
(fr. de São Bartolomeu)
Évora (distrito)

Alentejo

Rua 13 de Janeiro / Rua Maria de Borba

São Bartolomeu

Saint Bartholomew

one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. Protector of shepherds and winegrowers. His attribute is a knife, which signifies the way in which he died
(Wikipedia)
João Pereira Anselmo
2009

Borba /  São Bartolomeu   Borba /  São Bartolomeu

Description

Marble statue of St. Bartholomew the Apostle.

Inscription(s)

S. BARTOLOMEU



"diz a história que esta
freguesia, antiga comenda
da ordem de s. bento de avis,
teve a sua origem no século xv,
mas só no ano de 1590 foi
instituido o curato e em 1596
o priorado de s. bartolomeu, santo
que a igreja celebra a 24 de agosto"

feita por
joão pereira anselmo

agradecimentos
cêmara municipal de borba
carapinha e anselmo lda
joão filipe vinhas barroso

12 setembro 2009

ST. BARTHOLOMEW



The story is told that this
parish, former 'comenda'
of the Order of S. Bento de Avis,
had its origin in the fifteenth century,
but only in the year 1590
the curate was instituted and in 1596
the priory of S. Bartolomeu, the saint
who the church celebrates on August 24th"

Made by
João Pereira Anselmo

Thanks to
Municipal Chamber of Borba
Carapinha and Anselmo Lda.
João Filipe Vinhas Barroso

12 September 2009

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 38°48'20" W 7°27'33"

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