RAPHAEL Bordallo Pinheiro
Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro (Lisbon, 1846 -1905) was one of the most remarkable
and versatile Portuguese artists, having left a vast work in various areas. It
was designer, watercolorists, illustrator, decorator, cartoonist, journalist
and ceramicist. His name is closely linked to the Portuguese caricature, which gave
a qualitative boost, elevating it to a status hitherto achieved. He is the
author of the figure of John Doe, who would establish, until today, as a symbol
of the Portuguese people. Founded Faience Factory of Caldas da Rainha in 1884, responsible
for a legacy unmatched worldwide ceramics.
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being losttodayandhighlights theimportance ofperpetuatingour traditions.