DOMINGOS REBELO: A FAMOUS AZOREAN PAINTER!!

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Domingos Rebelo was born in Ponta Delgada in 1891 and became very well known for having made paintings related to daily life of the azoreans in the past, and painted pictures related with activities like fishing, cattle raising, and also historic episodes!

Did you know that Domingos Rebelo made and participated in several exhibitions in many places like Brazil and California and came to be principal of the Commercial and Industrial school of Ponta Delgada, nowadays the High School Domingos Rebelo in Ponta Delgada?!

His most famous work is the picture «Emigrantes» (Emigrants), a picture from the year of 1926 where are present several characteristics of the azorean culture and from São Miguel too, namely, the «Registo do Sr. Santo Cristo dos Milagres», the «viola da terra» (guitar of the land), the people’s clothes, the wicker basket with oranges, the wooden chests were the emigrants took their goods and also it’s important to highlight the scenario behind the figures, the city of Ponta Delgada and its aspect before the construction of the avenue of Infante D.Henrique.

 

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Self-portrait of Domingos Rebelo.

 

Painting «Emigrantes»

 

Wooden chest were the emigrants took their goods.
Source: Azorean Emigration Museum

 

Wooden chest were the emigrants took their goods.
Source: Azorean Emigration Museum

 

Painting «o Viático» from Domingos Rebelo:
Source: https://agendacores.pt/top-azores-15-pintores-acorianos/

 

Painting from Domingos Rebelo: Paisagem micaelense com vacas e fardos de palha
Source: domingosrebelo.com

 

Painting The fishermen of Rabo de Peixe.
Source: domingosrebelo.com

 

Ponta Delgada before the construction of the avenue.
Source: Instituto Cultural de Ponta Delgada

 

Ponta Delgada before the construction of the avenue.
Source: Instituto Cultural de Ponta Delgada

 

Ponta Delgada before the construction of the avenue.
Source: Instituto Cultural de Ponta Delgada

 

Ponta Delgada before the construction of the avenue.
Source: Instituto Cultural de Ponta Delgada

 

Customhouse and wharf of Ponta Delgada in 1901.
Source: https://www.domingosrebelo.com/

 

Ponta Delgada in the 50’s with the avenue constructed.
Source: Instituto Cultural de Ponta Delgada

 

Ponta Delgada nowadays.

 

Painting: Descoberta da ilha de São Miguel
Source: domingosrebelo.com

 

Painting from Domingos Rebelo: Pescadores varando um barco
Source: domingosrebelo.com

Published on 12 October, 2020