The monument is made up of the bust of the writer Manuel Pinheiro Chagas, accompanied at its base by a figure from his most famous work, A Morgadinha de Valflor (1869).
MANOEL PINHEIRO CHAGAS
1842 - 1895
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In front of the momument, in the pavement, is the text:
manoel pinheiro chagas
- António Augusto da Costa Motta (tio) [uncle] (Coimbra 1862 - Lisboa 1930), Portuguese sculptor (for his eponymous nephew, see 'sobrinho')
Sources & Information
- Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, Equipamentos.
- Espaço e Tempo, revelar LX, Arte pública/Escultura.
- Sílvia Lucas Vieira de Almeida, Forma e conceito na escultura de oitocentos, Ph.D. Thesis Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2012 (PDF on-line).
Location (N 38°43'0" - W 9°8'32")
Item Code: ptli025; Photograph: 28 August 2017
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