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Benito Quinquela Martín (March 1, 1890 – January 28, 1977) was an Argentine painter born in La Boca, Buenos Aires. Quinquela Martín is considered the port painter-par-excellence and one of the most popular Argentine painters. His paintings of port scenes show the activity, vigor and roughness of the daily life in the port of La Boca.

In the centre of the square, a monument to Marshal Floriano Peixoto, second president of the Republic, was erected in 1910. The bronze monument, designed by sculptor Eduardo Sá and cast in France, depicts scenes of important events in Brazilian history

In Brazilian Portuguese it is known as quati. Weight in this species is 2–7.2 kg (4.4–15.9 lb) and total length is 85–113 cm (33–44 in), half of that being its tail

Jorge Selarón (1947 – January 10, 2013) was a Chilean-born Brazilian painter and ceramist. He is perhaps best known for his work on the Escadaria Selarón, a world famous set of ceramic tile covered stairs located in the Lapa and Santa Teresa neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro,Selaron called the Escadaria Selarón a "tribute to the Brazilian people." Selarón moved to the Lapa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro in the 1980s, settling in a house next to the stairs. In 1990, he began decorating the 215 stairs leading up to the Convent of Santa Teresa with ceramic tiles.His artistic transformation of the stairs, using tiles and porcelain donated by friends and supporters, took twenty years to complete. His stairs, which were declared a city landmark in 2005, were featured in Rio de Janeiro's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Jorge Selarón was found dead on the Escadaria Selarón near his home on January 10, 2013, at the age of 65. Police did not rule out homicide, saying he had received death threats. Later in 2013, police has said the main line of investiagion was suicide, considering allegations from friends that he was depressive.

Amerikan Kız Koleji’nin ilk mezunlarından Türkiye'nin ilk kadın Ortodontisti olan Ayşe Mayda'nın evi’ni, İzmir’in eski valilerinden Sadrazam Kamil Paşa, oğlu Sait Paşa için inşa ettirmiş. İzmir’de 1901 yılında Saat Kulesi’ni Raymond Charles Péré’ye yaptıran Kamil Paşa, eseri çok beğenince bu konutu yaptırmış.

kutsal tespihli meryem tablosu 1904

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