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El olivo de José Saramago

The Olive Tree of Saramago

José de Sousa Saramago
Azinhaga, Ribatejo 1922 - Tías, Lanzarote 2010
Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature
(Wikipedia)
José Perdomo Guillén & Ester Fernández Viña
2013

Tías /  El olivo de José Saramago   Tías /  El olivo de José Saramago

Description

Sculpture erected in honor of José Saramago. It represents an olive tree, a tree with great meaning for the writer. It is designed by Fernández and sculpted by Perdomo, en inaugurated 15 June 2013.

Inscription(s)

On the front:

LANZAROTE NO ES MI TIERRA, PERO ES TIERRA MIA
José Saramago

El olivo de Saramago

Escultura basada en el logotipo de la diseñadora Doña Ester Fernández Viña, realizada por el
escultor Don José Perdomo Guillén, bajo la direcciín del arquitecto técnico, Don Javier Pérez Fígares.

Inaugurada el 15 de junio de 2013

Siendo presidente del Gobierno de Canarias D. Paulino Rivero Baute, presidente del Cabildo de Lanzarote
D. Pedro San Ginés Gutiérrez y alcalde del Ayuntamiento de Tías D. Francisco Hernández García.

[Coats of arms: Ayto. de Tías, Canary Islands and Lanzarote]

The olive tree of Saramago

Sculpture based on the logo by the designer Mrs. Ester Fernández Viña, made by the
sculptor Mr. José Perdomo Guillén, under the direction of the technical architect, Mr. Javier Pérez Fígares.

Inaugurated on 15 June 2013

Being President of the Canary Islands Government Mr. Paulino Rivero Baute, President of the Island Council of Lanzarote
Mr. Pedro San Ginés Gutiérrez and Mayor of the City Council of Tías Mr. Francisco Hernández García.

Tías - El olivo de José Saramago

Sculptors

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Tags

  • Country: Spain
  • Fernández Viña, Ester
  • Olive tree
  • Perdomo Guillén, José
  • Roundabout sculpture
  • Saramago, José de Sousa
  • Tree
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 28°56'55" - W 13°39'7")

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