Wheat Field - Vincent van Gogh

"Wheat Field" -- 1888 -- Vincent van Gogh -- Dutch -- Oil on canvas -- P.

Antoni Gaudí (25 June 1852–10 June 1926) was a Spanish Catalan architect and figurehead of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect his highly individual and distinctive style and are largely concentrated in the Catalan capital of Barcelona, notably his magnum opus, the Sagrada Família. Between 1984 and 2005, seven of his works were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Gaudi was a Spanish architect. He was born 1852 and died 1926 at the age of

Luís Vaz de Camões, (1524 - 1580) His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads). His recollection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost in his lifetime. The influence of his masterpiece "Os Lusíadas" in Portuguese is so profound that it is called the "language of Camões".

Luís Vaz de Camões, - His mastery of verse has been compared to…

Florbela Espanca - portuguese poet

Polemic is a mode of writing or speaking that uses vigorous and combative language to defend or oppose someone or something. Adjectives: polemic and polemical

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919-2004) is one of the most important poetess and writer of the twentieth century that found in poetry and literature a way to communicate her perception of things through the transfiguration of the world. Sea is one of her great themes; others also recurring are the Ancient Greece and ideas of freedom and justice. Her works also include children’s books. In 1999 she became the first woman receiving the highest Portuguese award for poetry, the Camões…

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen is one of the most important…

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919-2004) is one of the most important poetess and writer of the twentieth century that found in poetry and literature a way to communicate her perception of things through the transfiguration of the world. Sea is one of her great themes; others also recurring are the Ancient Greece and ideas of freedom and justice. Her works also include children’s books. In 1999 she became the first woman receiving the highest Portuguese award for poetry, the Camões…

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen is one of the most important…

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919-2004) is one of the most important poetess and writer of the twentieth century that found in poetry and literature a way to communicate her perception of things through the transfiguration of the world. Sea is one of her great themes; others also recurring are the Ancient Greece and ideas of freedom and justice. Her works also include children’s books. In 1999 she became the first woman receiving the highest Portuguese award for poetry, the Camões…

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen is one of the most important…

Florbela Espanca

Florbela Espanca was a Portuguese poet and is considered to be the most…

César Manrique (1919 - 1992 . Lanzarote, Spain) was a painter, sculptor, architect, ecologist, monument preserver, construction advisor, planner of urban developments, outliner of landscapes and gardens. On a trip in New York, he would write his friend Pepe Dámaso "more than ever I feel true nostalgia for the real meaning of things. For the pureness of the people. For the bareness of my landscape, and for my friends"

Cesar Manrique, fabulous architect & artist, pioneer of ecological tourism, protector of paradise

Florbela Espanca (1894-1930) is considered as the greatest female figure in the early decades of the twentieth century Portuguese literature. Her poetry is characterized by recurring themes of suffering, loneliness, disappointment, associated with an immense tenderness and desire for happiness and fulfilment that can only be achieved in the absolute. The passionate vehemence of her language, markedly personal, focused on her own frustrations and anxieties, is often an erotic sensuality.

Florbela Espanca is considered as the greatest female figure in the…

Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco (1825 - 1890) was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature and striking. Novelist, columnist, critic, playwright, historian, poet and translator, was also the first. Viscount de Correia Botelho, title granted by King D. Luís. His most important works were, Amor de Perdição, A Queda de um Anjo and The Crime do Padre Amaro.

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Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco - was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature.

Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco (1825 - 1890) was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature and striking. Novelist, columnist, critic, playwright, historian, poet and translator, was also the first. Viscount de Correia Botelho, title granted by King D. Luís. His most important works were, Amor de Perdição, A Queda de um Anjo and The Crime do Padre Amaro.

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Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo Branco - was one of the most prolific writers of Portuguese literature.

José Vital Branco Malhoa (1855 - 1933) was a Portuguese painter, designer and teacher. At age 12 he joined the School of Fine Arts and in all the years won first prize due to its enormous faculties and artistic quality. He was a pioneer of naturalism in Portugal but stood out as one of the Portuguese painters that was closest of the current Impressionist art. In 1933, the year of his death, was created the museum José Malhoa in Caldas da Rainha.

José Vital Branco Malhoa - was a Portuguese painter, designer and…

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