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Alcochete
Setúbal - Norte (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Rua Luis Alves 18

Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (azulejo)

Father Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (tile)

Alcochete 1859 - Lisboa 1948
Portuguese priest who became popularly known as the Holy Father Cruz. The process of beatification begun in 1951
(Wikipedia)
Vistal - Coimbra
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Alcochete /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (azulejo)   Alcochete /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (azulejo)

Description

Tile tableau with a half portrait of pe cruz.
Many houses in Portugal have this kind of tile tableaus, but most of them depict Christ, Mary, St. John the Baptist, of another important saints from Antiquity. This is the only one we saw for a more recent saint.

Signature

vistal coimbra

Sculptor

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Location (N 38°45'23" - W 8°57'44")

Item Code: ptli113; Photograph: 1 September 2017
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