Pencil with bookmark female "Figura de Convite" - Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Pencil with bookmark, decorated with a detail from a female figura de convite.
The figura de convite (welcoming figure), a tile panel showing full-size figures in welcoming poses, positioned in entrance halls, on stairs and gardens, was much appreciated in portuguese society and remained constantly in fashion from the 18th century until the 1st quarter of the 19th century.
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
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