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The king and the sculptor Joaquim

11 May 2022 — 06 Jan 202310h – 18h

75 min.

Pre-school, 1st Cycle



In June 1775, the festivities marking the unveiling of the equestrian statue of King José lasted three days!

During this visit with an art workshop, students will discover the many amusing stories and adventures behind the construction and transport of this statue designed and sculpted by Joaquim Machado de Castro.

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© Museu de Lisboa

Machado de Castro in Lisbon: The Laboratory of Sculpture