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Imperatriz Sissi

Elisabeth Empress and Queen of Austria-Hungary

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Herzogin in Bayern
München 1837-Genève 1898
Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary as spouse of Francis Joseph I.
(Wikipedia)
António Augusto Lagoa Henriques
2000

Funchal /  Imperatriz Sissi   Funchal /  Imperatriz Sissi

Description

Bronze statue of Empress Elisabeth on pink marble base.

Inscription(s)

Around the base:

"gostaria de partir deste mundo como um passaro como uma nuvem de fumo"

SISSI

na madeira em 1860 e 1893

"I would leave this world as a bird as a cloud of smoke"

SISSI

on Madeira in 1860 and 1893

Signature

escultor lagoa henriques fundidor eduardo cosme canteiro mármores pardal, lda.

Funchal - Imperatriz Sissi

Sculptor

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Location (N 32°38'41" - W 16°55'2")

Item Code: ptma046; Photograph: 7 January 2014
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