Bronze sculpture of a woman sitting on the ground, holding in her hands a pair of compasses and a staff with an eye on top.
One of the two statues at the building of the Caixa Sindical de Previdência e Abono de Família do Funchal (Union Bank for Welfare and Family Allowance of Funchal), designed by architect Chorão Ramalho, inaugurated 23 April 1971. The other sculpture is A Família (The Family).
- António Augusto Lagoa Henriques (Lisboa 1923 - 2009),
(Wikipedia – Website).
Sources & Information
- Funchal Municipio, Funchal: Cidade com Arte (2010) (PDF on-line).
- Arquipelagos, Image Bank.
- Padre António Vieira, Estátuas Madeirenses: Fotos e apontamentos sobre estátuas madeirenses (Blogspot).
Location (N 32°39'5" - W 16°54'23")
Item Code: ptma114; Photograph: 12 January 2014
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