Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lisboa
(Fr. de Belém)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Praça Afonso de Albuquerque
(Palácio de Belém)

Apollo, Diana e duas figuras femininas

Apollo, Diana and two female figures


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Lisboa /  Apollo, Diana e duas figuras femininas

Description

Four allegorical statues on the balustrate of the garden of the National Palace of Belém:

Lisboa - José Eduardo Coelho
Unidentified female figure.
Lisboa - José Eduardo Coelho
Diana as huntress with horn and a boar at her feet.
Lisboa - José Eduardo Coelho
Apollo (?), male figure with oil lamp and laurel wreath.
Lisboa - José Eduardo Coelho
Unidentified female figure.

On the website 'Du bleu dans mes nuages' the two central figures are described as 'As duas estátuas de Cipião, Eneis e Creuza, no Jardim do Palácio de Belém' (two statues of Scipio, Aeneas and Creusa, in the Garden of Belém palace), works from João José de Aguiar.

Sources & Information

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Location N 38°41'50" W 9°12'1"

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