Sculptures not very famous in: .. (20) LISBON

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Sculptures not very famous (20)

I have sought, in several countries, artistic beauties, little known; Here’s what I found for you, in:

LISBON – Portugal

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Prince Henry the Navigator and friends

Henry the Navigator is the figure at the tip of the monument, looking out over the river. Behind Henry, on both sides of the monument, are statues of 33 great people of that era, including explorers, cartographers, artists, scientists and missionaries.

Author: Charles Roffey . Source: flickr.com

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In 1971 this bronze equestrian statue, made by sculptor Leopoldo de Almeida, representing Dom João I (1357-1433) or King John I of Portugal, was inaugurated in the Praça da Figueira square.

Author: Bernt Rostad  . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Monument to Fernando Pessoa in front of cafe « A Brasileira », in Lisboa

Author: Nol Aders . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Tribute to Fado Music sculptures, Lisbon

Fado is the name of a typical type of song which only exists in Portugal. It has recenltly been popularized by excellent new singers such as Mariza who is now known worldwide.

Author: Natalia. Source: flickr.com

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Monument to the lancet of the sculptor Sérgio Stichini in front of the church of São Nicolau, Baixa, Lisbon

Author:CorreiaPM . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Praça Martim Moniz in Lisabon

Author: Shirley de Jong. Source: flickr.com

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There Be Dragons

In Praça Martim Moniz, Lisbon

Author:Andreas Manessinger. Source: flickr.com

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Author for 5 photos: Donald Judge  (thanks Donald). Source: flickr.com


 

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