Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Funchal
(Fr. do Monte)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Caminho do Monte
(Adro da Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte)

Beato Carlos de Habsburg

Emperor Charles I of Austria

the last ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Empire: the last Emperor of Austria, the last King of Hungary, and the last monarch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. He reigned from 1916 until 1918
(Wikipedia)
Augusto Cid
Fundiçã de Arte de Canelas (Vila Nova de Gaia)
2005

Funchal /  Beato Carlos de Habsburg   Funchal /  Beato Carlos de Habsburg

Description

Bronze statue, on a pedestal with a dove of peace on the front.

Funchal - Beato Carlos de Habsburg

Inscription(s)

BEATO CARLOS DE HABSBURG
Nascido a 17 de Agosto de 1887 em Persenbeug - Viena
Falcerdo a 1 de Abril de 1922 na Ilha da Madeira, dizendo:
"Sera ferta a Vossa vontade"

The Blessed Charles of Habsburg
Born 17 August 1887 in Persenbeug - Vienna
Died 1 April 1922 on the Island of Madeira, saying:
"Thy will be done"

Signature

Augusto Cid 05
formadores | Carlos Oliveira | venancio neve | fundiçã arte de canelas - gaia

Annotation

Charles of Austria is buried in the Church of Our Lady of Monte. On 3 october 2004 he was beatified by Pope John Paul II.

Funchal - Beato Carlos de Habsburg

Sculptor

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Location (N 32°40'32" - W 16°54'9")

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