Américo Soares Braga

Matosinhos, Portugal, 21st january 1909 - Oaxaca, México, 26st july 1991

 

Principal works

Bas-relief on de façade of the Municipal Markt of Matosinhos

Bas-relief on de façade of the Cinema Batalha - Porto

1946: The bas-relief on the façade of the Tavares Martins Library, Porto, Portugal. The architect was Alfredo Viana de Lima.

1947: Bas-relief on the façade of the Cinema Batalha, Porto, Portugal. The architect was Artur Andrade.

1948: Bas-relief on the façade of the Factory of the Artificial Silk Manufacturers of Portugal. The architects were Armênio Losa and Cassiano Barbosa.

1952: Panels for the Municipal Market of Matosinhos, Matasinhos, Portugal. Architects, Cunha Leão, Fortunato Cabral and Morais Soares.

1954: Panels for the Monument to José Inácio Peixoto, Cataguases, Minas Gerais, Brazil, from a sketch by Cândido Portinari.

1959: Panels for the Monument to the Memory of Those Killed in World War II, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from a sketch by Anísio Medeiros.

19491989: A large number of sculptures dispersed among private collections and museums.

 

 

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