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A Familia (by Melicio) - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 38° 44.604 W 009° 08.262
29S E 488033 N 4288311
Quick Description: A Familia (Family) is a set of sculptures by Melicio representing a family. Mother, Father and two children.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 2/16/2012 3:53:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMDQTM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 8

Long Description:
A Familia is a sculpture set consisting of three pieces in bronze, the sculptor Jorge Melício.
This set of hyper-realistic sculptures, is located in Fernando Pessoa Garden in Lisbon.
The set is made of three pices, the Mother, sitted in a chair looking over it´s shoulder, one of the children´s is sitted in a bench with a butterfly in his hand and the father is teaching the other children how to ride a bicicle.

Jorge Melicio was born in 1957 in Lobito, Angola.
Melicio went to the Antonio Arroio Decorative Arts High School and the Lisbon University Fine Arts School.
He lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal and works in bronze, stone, ceramics, drawing and resin.
Melicio has public works in various cities in Portugal, Italy, France, Mexico, Brazil, Romania, Russia, England, Iraq, USA, Palestine, Cuba, Libya and Spain.
He worked with the master sculptor Cardenas, now deceased, restorer at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.
(Adapted from the artist website (visit link) )
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: A Familia

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Jorge Melicio

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 2001

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Fernando Pessa Garden

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