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Deodato Inácio Santos - Barão São João, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 08.478 W 008° 46.835
29S E 519486 N 4110569
Quick Description: A "farm" of sculptures, both sides of the road.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 8/28/2012 12:50:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMF5YK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 4

Long Description:
In an obscure road leading out of the village of Barão de São João one will find an amazing collection of figurative sculptures. They were created by master Deodato Inácio Santos, a man who was born in the nearby Lagos in 1939.

He learn how to mold clay in Escola Industrial e Comercial de Lagos with master António da Luz and to work with wood with master Américo Guerreiro dos Santos. The popular singer Zeca Afonso encouraged him to write. Later he wrote articles to several local newspapers and magazines.

Around his house, located here, he displays some of his works. Highly recommended visit. A hidden gem.
Name: Several sculptures, not named

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name: Deodato Inácio Santos

Date created or placed: Unknown, several dates

Materials used: Basically wood

Location: By the road

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