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Monumento ao poeta António Nobre [Monument to the poet António Nobre], Leça da Palmeira, Matosinhos, Portugal (1967)

Monumento ao poeta António Nobre [Monument to the poet António Nobre], Leça da Palmeira, Matosinhos, Portugal (1967)

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People

  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Title

Monumento ao poeta António Nobre [Monument to the poet António Nobre], Leça da Palmeira, Matosinhos, Portugal (1967)

Dates of creation

1967-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 16 drawings (including 10 reprographic copies)
  • 73 photographs
  • 31 slides
  • 9 35mm negative strips
  • 1 contact sheet
  • 0.03 linear meters of textual documentation

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Monumento ao poeta António Nobre in Leça de Palmeira, Portugal. The office archivist identified this project as 27/60; in the past the office identified the project as number 117. The office assigned the dates 1967 for this project.

The project consists of a sculpture located near the Boa Nova Tea house. The monument is a collaboration between Álvaro Siza and sculptor Barata Feyo. The sculpture in bronze includes feminine figures and António Nobre.

Documenting this project are sketches, studies, topographic surveys, plans, lettering, and details. Photographs, negatives, and slides document the site, model, inauguration and sculpture. Textual documentation includes a building program, correspondence with the city of Matosinhos, and notes.

It is important to note that another monument for António Nobre was built by Siza in 1980. The office archivist identified this project as 5/80. Drawings, photographic material and slides related to the 1980 project are included among these materials. The CCA also holds materials for this project, which will soon be accessible as project AP178.S1.1980.PR04

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1967.PR02

Arrangement

Material in this series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.

Location

Leça da Palmeira Portugal

Credit line

When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation: Álvaro Siza fonds, Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

Language of material

Portuguese

Related units of description

  • Sketches related to the Monument to poet António Nobre are included in file AP178.S1.1980.PR04

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.001.1
    • Title: Studies, topographic plans, and lettering, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos, (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta António Nobre


    Drawings related to the 1980 project are included among these materials.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 ink and pencil drawings on translucent paper, 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 42 x 59 cm|Sheet (smallest): 33 x 45 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The second portion of this file are found in folder AP178.S1.1967.PR02.001.2

    Folder Number:

    178-281-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.001.2
    • Title: Studies, topographic plans, and lettering, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
    • Alvaro Siza (architect)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta António Nobre


    Drawings related to the 1980 project are included among these materials.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 ink drawings on translucent paper
    • 1 print on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 36 x 100 cm|Sheet (smallest): 80 x 111 cm

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation: Álvaro Siza fonds, Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The first portion of this file are found in folder AP178.S1.1967.PR02.001.1

    Folder Number:

    178-280-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.002
    • Title: Studies, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta A.Nobre, 1 dessen/1 estudo. Rolo 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 51 x 166 cm|Sheet (smallest): 34 x 158 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-2016-286 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.003
    • Title: Project documentation, correspondence and plans, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    File also includes an invitation for opening night

    Project documrentation and drawings related to the 1980 project are included among these materials.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies, other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-077-04

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.004
    • Title: Photographs and negatives of project site, model, inauguration, and sculpture, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta António Nobre

    Siza's office numbered photographic materials in this file MNA001-MNA019, MNA020-MNA027, R-MNA020, MNA027a.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 photographs, 2 35mm negative strips

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • File also includes photographic material for the Monument to poet António Nobre II AP178.S1.1980.PR04

    Folder Number:

    178-308-08

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.005
    • Title: Photographs and negatives of project site, model, inauguration, and sculpture, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta António Nobre

    Nota : Digitalizadas quase todas as peças.

    Siza's office numbered photographic materials in this file MNA028-MNA036.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 27 photographs

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • File also includes photographic material for the Monument to poet António Nobre II AP178.S1.1980.PR04

    Folder Number:

    178-308-09

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1967.PR02.006
    • Title: Photographs and negatives of project site, model, inauguration, and sculpture, Monument to the poet António Nobre, Matosinhos (folder 3 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1967-1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Monumento ao poeta António Nobre

    Nota : Digitalizadas quase todas as peças
    Siza's office numbered photographic materials in this file MNA037-MNA044

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 photographs, 7 35mm negative strips, 1 contact sheet

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • File also includes photographic material for the Monument to poet António Nobre II AP178.S1.1980.PR04

    Folder Number:

    178-308-10

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