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Watercolours and drawings by John O’Connor complemented by texts from Portuguese authors selected by Maria do Carmo Paço d’Arcos. Bilingual edition (Portuguese/English).
Art book 24 x 30 cms, 150 pages, hard cover, illustrated dust-jacket and slip-case, printed on Stockwell paper 160 grs. Publisher: Livro d’Ouro. Limited edition of 400 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. Year of edition: 2004.
Introduction - by Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles
The author of Lisbon in Profile lets us be carried away by the spell of enchantment the city casts and has depicted the smallest details and views which continually appear to the really dedicated explorer.
This beautiful book by O’Connor forms a valuable contribution to the fund of books on Lisbon because it directs attention to the precious heritage of the city as a treasure of all mankind.
About the Authors
|John O’Connor was born in London. He studied at the Chelsea School of Art where he was awarded two drawing prizes and graduated with a first class honours degree in Fine Art. This was followed by two years of postgraduate study at the Slade School. His work is represented in various private and public collections in Portugal and England including the Selecções do Reader’s Digest, Grupo Pestana, Hotel da Lapa, Museu da Cidade de Lisboa, Câmara Municipal de Sintra, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the private collection of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.|
Maria do Carmo Paço d’Arcos was born in Lisbon into a family of celebrated literary tradition. She has worked in film production for many years. Recently, she has been translating English poets and organising art exhibitions.
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