Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Funchal
(Fr. da Sé)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Jardim Municipal

João Fernandes Vieira

Faial, Madeira, c. 1613 - Olinda, Brazil 1681
army officer and governor of Angola, one of the main Portuguese military leaders in the struggle for the expulsion of the Dutch from Pernambuco
(Wikipedia)
António da Costa Motta (sobrinho)
1925

Funchal /  João Fernandes Vieira   Funchal /  João Fernandes Vieira

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

a
joão fernandes
vieira
libertador
de
pernambuco

Signature

Costa 1925

Funchal - Joćo Fernandes Vieira

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 32°38'53" - W 16°54'40")

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