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Homage to Pessoa

Fernando Annio Nogueira Pessoa
Lisboa 1888 - Lisboa 1935
Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language
Jean-Michel Folon

Lisboa /  Hommage a Pessoa   Lisboa /  Hommage a Pessoa


Bronze sculpture, about 4 m high, of a man with a book as head. On the cover of the book is the text LISBOA - PESSOA. The sculpture stands in front of the building where Fernando Pessoa was born and lived until the age of five. It was executed in 2001 by Jean-Michel Folon and inaugurated by a local initiative on 13 June 2008, on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the birth of the poet.

Lisboa - Hommage a Pessoa Lisboa - Hommage a Pessoa




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Location (N 38°42'35" - W 9°8'30")

Item Code: ptli018; Photograph: 28 August 2017
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