O Cavador - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 38° 42.882 W 009° 09.558
29S E 486150 N 4285129
Quick Description: O Cavador is a work of the Portuguese artist António Augusto da Costa Motta (tio/uncle) and depicts an Agricultire worker.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/30/2011 3:37:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMD7AY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 10

Long Description:
O Cavador (The Digger) is a work of the Portuguese artist António Augusto da Costa Motta (tio/uncle)
O Cavador depicts the figure of an agriculture worker with a hoe in full motion and full of expression. The figure, represented with a hoe in his hand and twisted body in full crop comes with shirt sleeves rolled up and tied to the work pants right shins and wears a wide brimmed hat.
It was the first sculpture to be placed in the Garden after the establishment of the Republic.
The sculpture is made of Lioz Limestone (A rare type of limestone found in Portugal near Sintra and used for ornamental purposes).
From lisboapatrimoniocultural.pt

The garden is open from 07:00 to 24:00
Sector of the workforce: Agriculture

Created or Donated by which group: Not listed

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