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Portuguese artist João Maurício also known as Violant painted this new mural at  Paseo da Graça, one of the many historical quarters in Lisbon.
Painted for the Passeio Literário da Graça project  in collaboration with the City Council, the new mural shows the image of a tree-book surrounded by clean drops of water that give the book its shape and where we can read some verses written by Florbela Espanca, a precursor of the feminist movement in Portugal. One example is the very last sentence: “Pedindo a Deus a minha gota de água” from Poema – Árvores do Alentejo.

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Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.