Woman´s Torso - Lisbon, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 38° 42.149 W 009° 13.038
29S E 481105 N 4283784
Quick Description: Woman´s Torso is a work by the Portuguese Artist Dorita de Castel-Branco.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/12/2012 2:17:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMDG4H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Woman´s Torso is a work by the Portuguese Artist Dorita de Castel-Branco.

The work was made in rose granite and is a diferent aproach to the female body than the traditional figurative aproach of the time. It was conceived together with it´s neighbour "Man´s Torso" and placed in this rectangular garden in Restelo, Lisboa.

Doritade Castel-Branco (1936-1996)was a Portuguese artist. She had a degree in sculpture by the former Lisbon Fine Arts School (today part of Lisbon´s University). Between 1963 and 1965 she studied in Paris at the École Supérieire des Beaux-Arts and at the Académie du Feu.
Title: Woman´s Torso

Artist: Dorita de Castel-Branco

Media (materials) used: Rose Granite

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Park at Av. D. Vasco da Gama, Restelo, Lisboa

Date of creation or placement: 1971

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