Varandim da cerâmica
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky
N 39° 23.989 W 009° 07.850
29S E 488734 N 4361154
Quick Description: This site, almost forgotten, is at Rua Visconde de Sacavem.
Location: Leiria, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/18/2010 6:26:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMA53T
Views: 13

Long Description:
This balcony is a beautiful but quite hidden, lies in the gardens of the museum's ceramics.

On its facade, has a beautiful poem in French.

It is one of the most beautiful gardens city, and has the particularity of being able to see the larger sculptures ceramist Portugal Bordalo Pinheiro.

Bordallo Pinheiro was the greatest potter of all time in Portugal, this museum has superb works inside, but in their gardens there is a hidden balcony that when you get there and you look at the front you can see:

one of the first representations of "ZÈ POVINHO" which he did.

(Rafael Augusto Prostes Bordalo Pinheiro) Lisbon, March 21, 1846 - 23 January 1905) was a Portuguese artist, the work spread over vast tens of books and publications, the precursor of poster art in Portugal, draftsman, watercolorist, illustrator, decorator, social and political cartoonist, journalist, teacher and potter. His name is closely linked to the Portuguese caricature, which gave a big boost, giving it a unique style that led to a never before achieved visibility. He is the author of the popular representation of ZÉ POVINHO ,who came to become a symbol of the Portuguese people

ZE POVINHO (visit link)

To prove you've actually been there, can you tell us what is the date, day, month and year which is on the panel of tiles?
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