Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Queluz
(Conselho de Sintra)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco  
(Jardins do Palácio Nacional de Queluz)

As Quatro Estaçőes

The Four Seasons

Three of the four seasons, the fourth pedestal is empty.
John Cheere
1755

Queluz /  As Quatro Estaçőes

Description

Around the fountain of Neptune are four socles, three with statues of Spring, Summer and Autumn, and the fourth empty.

Queluz - As Quatro Estaçőes
Primavera / Spring

Queluz - As Quatro Estaçőes
Verão / Summer
A young man, his left arm raised and holding a bunch of wheat and his right hand holding a sickle, the symbols of this season

Queluz - As Quatro Estaçőes
Outono / Autumn
A young man, wearing only an animal skin. His head is crowned with bunches of grapes, which he also holds in his right hand.

Queluz - As Quatro Estaçőes
Socle for Winter

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°45'0" W 9°15'33"

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Item Code: ptli086; Photograph: 31 August 2017
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